Monthly Archives: November 2015

Kudzu Swallows a Local Greenway

The word “neglect” always carries a negative connotation.  It is worse than just ignoring, for neglect takes place over a period of time and usually leads to harmful consequences.  Neglect is perhaps the most important feature of Kudzu invasions.  Kudzu … Continue reading

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North Carolina’s Rare Serpentine Aster – Symphyotrichum depauperatum

Symphyotrichum depauperatum, the Serpentine Aster, may be the most unusual native aster in North Carolina.  It is extremely rare, with a state ranking of  Critically Imperiled, and a status of Endangered .    In addition, it is found at only a single site … Continue reading

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