Pelican Island NWR

On Thursday, September 17, 2020, the Eugenia Chapter visited Pelican Island National Wildlife Refuge (PINWR) and walked along the Centennial Trail.

Thanks to Sandy Peterson for these gorgeous close-up photos that show the splendor of our native plants …

Giant leather fern (Acrostihcum danaeifolium)
Rouge plant (Rivina humilis)
Starrush whitetop (Rhynchospora colorata)
Snow squarestem (Melanthera nivea)
Purple loosestrife (Lythrum alatum)
Common beggaticks (Bidens alba)
Scorpiontail (Heliotropium angiospermum)

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