Ranunculus sp. at Max Patch along the Appalachian Trail near Asheville, NC.
A Sphagnum moss grows along the edges of a cool spring at George L. Smith II State Park. The moss is partly characterized by a capitum—a bunch of early branchings at the tip of the moss—and is most common in northern latitudes. It was interesting to see it in Georgia, and Amos was certainly happy to enjoy the cool water.
Amos cools off
Decomposing leaves under the spring water
September foliage of the cypress forest. June 2015 and March 2015 are linked.
A narrow strip of Chusquea subtessellata surrounding Cerro Chai at Las Alturas De Coton.
At Mount Mitchell State Park
Long horned beetle
Juvenile Quercus costaricensis at Cerro Chai.
A common house plant, this asparagus fern (actually an angiosperm, not a fern – Asparagus setaceus) is near Pulaski Square.