* The latest wildflower report from Tom Harrington has been posted on the Great Smoky Mountain Association's website today. The report includes wildflowers he saw on the Porters Creek Trail and on his hike to Mount Cammerer. Please click here to see the full report.
* The online Blue Ridge Parkway Guide has a wildflower bloom schedule on their site that offers what varieties can be seen on the Parkway, where to generally find them, and when to find them. Click here to view the schedule.
* Don't forget Wildflower Weekend in Shenandoah National Park will be held on May 8-9 this year. Several hikes, walks and wildflower related programs are scheduled throughout the weekend. More than 1,300 species of plants thrive within Shenandoah National Park. Please click here for more information.
* For more information on hiking trails in Shenandoah National Park, please click here. And for hiking trails along the Blue Ridge Parkway, please click here.
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