FORECO Daily: Vertical bog

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The amazing hanging garden at Wolf Mountain Overlook on the Blue Ridge Parkway. The exact combination of Parkway blasting architecture, sun, and seepage created perfect microhabitats for sphagnum (Sphagnum sp.), sundews (Drosera rotundifolia), Grass of Parnassus (Parnassia asarifolia), green orchid (Platanthera clavellata), Tofieldia (Triantha glutinosa), and several species of St. John’s Wort (Hypericum spp.).

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