The Valley's Flowers, Trees, Mosses...

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Liz Weber with Mountain Laurel
Liz Weber with Mountain Laurel

Our favorite wildflower. Actually a bush, the pink blooms of which blanket the Valley in May.

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Mountain Laurel
Mountain Laurel

Closeup of the delicate blooms

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Rhododendron
Rhododendron

Getting ready to burst into bloom.

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Rhododendren
Rhododendren

Blooming at about the same time in the spring, Rhododendron bushes are abundant in the Valley

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Rhododedron fully blossomed
Rhododedron fully blossomed

These bushes are so thick in places that they form impenetrable jungles.

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Lady Slipper Orchid
Lady Slipper Orchid

These magnificent wild orchids are the rare treasures of this area.

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Lady Slipper
Lady Slipper

Another yellow Lady Slipper spied along the trail to the Sanctuary climbing area

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Indian Cucumber
Indian Cucumber
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Longspur Violet
Longspur Violet
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