Green swamp preserve, nc

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Devin
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Green swamp preserve, nc

Post by Devin » Wed Oct 07, 2015 6:06 pm

Hi all,
I had the chance to visit the green swamp preserve the other day in southeastern North Carolina. About 14,000 acres is managed by the Nature Conservancy. The area has been periodically burned and is a beautiful longleaf savanna with lots of regeneration. Multiple species of pitcher plants (Sarracenia perhaps) were flowering. Flytraps and sundews were spotted. Overall a beautiful area worth some recognition.

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tclikesbigtrees
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Re: Green swamp preserve, nc

Post by tclikesbigtrees » Wed Oct 07, 2015 10:37 pm

That is so cool! I would love to go there. I had heard about it. Near Pensacola, FL there is a state park where there are a lot of pitcher plants and sundew. We went there a couple of years ago. Here in NJ there are some areas with carnivorous plants too.

Tom

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Larry Tucei
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Re: Green swamp preserve, nc

Post by Larry Tucei » Thu Oct 08, 2015 8:48 am

Devin- Way cool! Love the Pitcher Plant and Pinus palustris image!!! Larry

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sradivoy
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Re: Green swamp preserve, nc

Post by sradivoy » Thu Oct 08, 2015 11:34 am

Carnivorous plants are proto-intelligent beings in the making. They may very well take our place after the next mass extinction. I found the Darlingtonia pitcher plants of northern California more interesting than the redwoods!

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