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Date Photo Taken: 09/05/2013
Location: Near Mountain City, Georgia
Posted By: bullfroghollow

Notes:

Black Rock Mountain, late afternoon and I was losing light. Didn’t get the best picture but I hope you can tell me what this is. Near the top of the mountain, located wooded to open area transition.

COMMENTS

  1. roypaul Unregistered says:

    Looks like some type of dogwood. Given the wet, less hot summer, lots of things have been blooming at odd times.

    September 9th, 2013 at 1:37 pm
  2. bullfroghollow Flower Fanatic says:

    I think you may be on to something there, I never noticed it. Turn my research to Cornaceae family. It was a group of plants fairly plentiful along the trail and low growing, maybe one of the dwarfs or bunchberries? Do you think the pink “petals” are Bracts or some other part of the “flower”?

    September 9th, 2013 at 5:19 pm
  3. stone Flower Fanatic says:

    It would help if you went back and took additional pictures of the leaves and stems.
    The seed head resembles monarda.

    September 11th, 2013 at 11:48 am
  4. bullfroghollow Unregistered says:

    Oh yes Stone, I would love to go back, this was a mini vacation and I won’t be returning anytime soon.

    September 11th, 2013 at 5:52 pm

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