Coastal Plain Rare Plants & Natural Communities

14 photo(s) Updated on: 28 Mar 2011
  • Mike Schafale Low Pocosin
  • Roughleaf loosestrife - Lysimachia asperulaefolia Endangered (seen here in a wet pine flat)
  • Roughleaf loosestrife - Lysimachia asperulaefolia Endangered
  • Roughleaf loosestrife - Lysimachia asperulaefolia Endangered
  • Wet Pine Flat (foreground) transitioning to a Pine Savanna (background)
  • Xeric Sandhill Scrub
  • Dwarf live oak - Quercus hemispherica Only appears within a few miles of the coast. (as seen here in a Coastal Fringe Sandhill)
  • Swamp sunflower - Helianthus angustifolia (as seen here in a Mesic Pine Flat)
  • Venus flytrap - Dionaea muscipula Federal Species of Concern
  • Pine Savanna
  • Schafale discussing high and low pocosins
  • Purple false foxglove - Angolinus virgata Significantly rare plant characteristic of pine savannas
  • Pocosin (left) transitioning to a Pine Savanna (right) - line is usually abrupt due to changes in soil type
  • Low Pocosin

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