Tag Archives: Falls Lake State Recreation Area

Hiding in Plain Sight – The Dwarf Pawpaw – Asimina parviflora (Part 1)

The Dwarf Pawpaw (Asimina parviflora) has a wide but scattered distribution throughout the dry, oak-hickory forests of the Falls Lake State Recreation Area, in the central Piedmont of North Carolina.  At the B. W. Wells S.R.A., a small cluster of Dwarf Pawpaws … Continue reading

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Galax Discovered at Rockcliff Farm

Until October of last year (2013), Galax (Galax urceolata) had never been reported from the 26,ooo  acres of woodlands in the Falls Lake State Recreation Area.  Although it is a common plant in the mountains of North Carolina, Galax is uncommon … Continue reading

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Eryngium prostratum and the November Lake Shore

November at the Falls Lake State Recreation Area has brought crystal clear, sunny days and cold nights, with several hard freezes.    The smaller plants along the lake shore, especially in protected inlets, are in a final blooming period before entering … Continue reading

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