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Title Epiphyte - Mtn. Ash and Yellow Birch
Date August 1974
Description An epiphytic relationship between two trees – a mountain ash and a yellow birch – is seen in Craggy Gardens in section 2P of the Blue Ridge Parkway. Taken by Robert G. Bruce in August 1974.
Commentary An epiphyte (or air plant) is a plant that grows upon another plant (such as a tree) non-parasitically or sometimes upon some other object.
Location Location Name: Craggy Gardens
Parkway Milepost: 367.0
Latitude: 35.6926148
Longitude: -82.3848459
Creator Individual Robert G. Bruce
Tags Buncombe County (N.C.)
Craggy Gardens (N.C.)
Epiphytes
Photographs
Trees
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway