Shenandoah National Park: Snead Farm Loop Part 3

Continued from Part 2 At the intersection with Dickey Ridge Trail there were a bunch of little flowers ranging in color from white to dark purple. Round-lobed Hepatica Round-lobed Hepatica, or Anemone americana /Hepatica nobilis, is a member of the Buttercup Family (Ranunculaceae) and blooms March to June in dry rocky woods. It is a […]

Shenandoah National Park: South Dickey Ridge Trail & Snead Farm Loop Part 2

Continued from Part 1   Scarlet Pimpernel Scarlet Pimpernel, Poor Man’s Weatherglass, or Anagallis arvensis, is a member of the Primrose family (Primulaceae) and blooms June to August. Naturalized from Europe, it grows around much of North America. This little beauty favors sandy soil and roadsides. We found quite a few of these along the […]