3/2/20 Johnson Mill Nature Preserve Field Trip

The Chapter explored this preserve in Chapel Hill and saw signs of the emerging spring.

attendees for trip
Johnston Mill Nature Preserve Field Trip
trout lily (seedlings)
Erythronium americanum – trout lily (seedlings). Takes 4 years to bloom.
Rue Anemone (Anemonella thalictroides) and trout lily
Rue Anemone (Anemonella thalictroides) and trout lily bloom.

Chimaphila maculata - spotted wintergreen.
Chimaphila maculata – spotted wintergreen.
Cardamine angustata - Slender tooth wort. Red underneath
Cardamine angustata – Slender tooth wort. Leaf is red underneath.
Bloodroot
Bloodroot

Tipularia discolor
Tipularia discolor – crane fly orchid. (Unusual color) Blooms late summer, after leaves have died back.
Claytonia - spring beauty
Claytonia – spring beauty
Goodyera pubescens - downy rattlesnake plantain.
Goodyera pubescens – downy rattlesnake plantain.