Monthly Archives: April 2016

Spring Flowers of the Sweet Gum Tree – Liquidambar styraciflua

Sweet Gums (Liquidambar styraciflua) are among the commonest trees in the South, and are found in huge numbers throughout the Piedmont and Coastal Plain of North Carolina.  Although the spring flowers are fairly large, they are held high in the … Continue reading

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Brief Update: Black Vultures Nesting at the B. W. Wells S.R.A.

Each winter for the past five years, a pair of Black Vultures have nested in a hollow tree at the B. W. Wells S.R.A., at Falls Lake, North Carolina.  It is presumably the same pair each time, as Black Vultures are … Continue reading

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