Thursday, 18 June 2015
Macon County Public Library will host “Exploring Waterfalls and Wildflowers with Tim Spira” Tuesday, June 23, at 1:30 p.m.
Spira will discuss the lure of waterfalls, including the plants associated with the spray cliff community, as well as a selection of wildflowers that may be encountered on a waterfall hike in the southern Appalachian Mountains.
Spira is an avid hiker, wildflower enthusiast and professor of botany at Clemson University.
He is the author of “Wildflowers and Plant Communities of the Southern Appalachian Mountains and Piedmont.” Spira’s new book is “Waterfalls and Wildflowers in the Southern Appalachians: Thirty Great Hikes.”
The program is sponsored by the Southern Appalachian Plant Society - NCGA; (828)332-0172, http://sapsncga.blogspot.com.