Whether its skunk cabbage blooming in the late winter chill, columbine and phlox bursting with color in the summer heat, or witch hazel blossoms patiently waiting for the cool of late fall, the flowers of the Blue Ridge and Great Smoky mountains put on a spectacular show for all but the coldest months of the year.
Whether on a dayhike in Great Smoky Mountains National Park or winding through 469 miles of mountain beauty along the Blue Ridge Parkway, appreciating the wildflowers along the way, using Wildflowers of the Blue Ridge and Great Smoky Mountains as your guide, adds a level of enjoyment that has no price.
Flower Identification Tools for each flower include:
- Full-page, color photos
- Summary description of flower
- Bloom Season
- Leaves and stem description
- Areas of growth
Designed to be a companion volume to the award-winning Wildflowers of the Appalachian Trail, this wildflower guide features informative and beautifully written descriptions of each flower, by author and naturalist Leonard Adkins, alongside stunning full-page color photographs by seasoned wilderness photographer Joe Cook.