Carolina Beach State Park
Sponsored by the Southeast Coast chapterSunday, April 25, 2010
A spring walk through a pine savanna/pocosin ecotone along the Venus Fly Trap Trail at Carolina Beach State Park
Lyonia mariana, staggerbush
Lyonia lucida, shining fetterbush
Lyonia lucida has thick evergreen leaves, as opposed to the deciduous leaves of L. mariana, as well as a lighter midrib and margins
Morella pumila, dwarf wax myrtle
Sarracenia flava, yellow trumpet pitcher plant
Gordonia lasianthus, loblolly bay, on the left?
Gaylussacia dumosa, dwarf huckleberry
Chrysopsis gossypina , woolly golden-aster or cottony goldenaster
syn: Heterotheca gossypina
Vaccinium stamineum, deerberry
Ilex coriacea, large gallberry or sweet gallberry
Euphorbia ipecacuanhae, carolina ipecac
Cuscuta gronovii, dodder or love vine
parasitic annual herbaceous vine
Pityopsis graminifolia, narrowleaf silkgrass
what else did you expect to find on the Venus Fly Trap Trail?
last but certainly not least...so long from Carolina Beach State Park!
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