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Wildflowers & Trees Of Appalachia

Wildflowers & Trees Of Appalachia

Wild Phlox

Carolina Phlox Polemoniaceae (Phlox Family) Phlox grows wild around my mountain holler. Since we’ve lived here I’ve let it go where it will and it has pretty much taken over the edge of the front yard. It’s a beautiful flower—the color of the pink petals stand out brightly against the green surroundings and the blue of a Carolina sky. The plant being a wildflower that grows where it will seems to be a special bonus. The blooms are almost identical…

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doghobble
Appalachia Wildflowers & Trees Of Appalachia

Doghobble

doghobble noun A common evergreen shrub (Leucothoe spp) having dense, tangled limbs and branches. [DARE labels this term “chiefly southern Appalachians”] 1926 Hunnicutt Twenty Years 124…