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Tiarella cordifolia (foam flower) at The Pocket 3-23-13

Tiarella cordifolia (foam flower) at The Pocket 3-23-13

Once a year, we have the opportunity to witness the awakening of the forest floor. This is one of the most obvious times to see how nature is in constant change. The spring ephemerals, so named because of their here-today-gone-tomorrow way of being, rise from the blanket of last fall’s leaves to receive the brief sunlight available before the forest canopy overshadows them. Some of these flowers bloom only for a day. A true schooling in being present and aware awaits the soul that visits the same place day after day from late winter through spring. Join us as we walk along the boardwalk of one of the southeast region’s most spectacular displays of spring ephemeral wildflowers. A waterfall over limestone rock awaits at the end. Hard to leave here without gratitude.

Saturday, April 6th. Meet at 9am at St. Elmo Bi-Lo to caravan to the Pocket. Only open to members of TN Valley Wild Ones, and limited registration. Free.

Wheelchair accessible.   Contact TN Valley Wild Ones to register.

Comments on: "Spring Ephemeral Walk with TN Valley Chapter of Wild Ones" (2)

  1. Hi Holly, I really enjoyed the talk you gave yesterday on the Wild Ones hike! It was so interesting to learn about edibles, and I loved the wood sorrel! Looking forward to going on more of your wildflower walks.

    • Thank you! I’m so glad you came out on the John Muir hike with Tennessee Wild and on the Wild Ones hike. Stay tuned for more.


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