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The program is entitled "Wildflowers and Plant Communities of the Southern Appalachian Mountains, presented by Botanist Tim Spira. He is a plant ecologist and professor of botany at Clemson University. Tim has a Ph.D. degree in Botany from the University of California, and is the author of many papers in scientific journals. He is the author of an award winning book, "Wildflowers and Plant Communities of the Southern Appalachian Mountains and Piedmont: A Naturalist's Guide to the Carolinas, Virginia, Tennessee and Georgia.
The public is welcome to attend. Social gathering is at 11:30. If you wish to join for lunch, call 329-8577 by May 30.
Enjoy a full day of ornamental plants selected for their unique flowers, foliage, fall color, bark, drought tolerance, and adaptability to changing climate conditions. Researchers, plantsmen, and extension faculty from across the South will highlight native and non-native woody and herbaceous plants that will enrich and extend your garden's seasonal interest. This program is sponsored by the North Carolina State University Cooperative Extension at the Mountain Horticultural Crops Station. Click on the link to North Carolina State University Cooperative Extension for details.