North Carolina's Best Wildflower Hikes: The Mountains
Both a trail guide and a field guide, this book tells what's blooming, when and where. Fifty prime wildflower-viewing hikes are described in detail, with maps and beautiful photos.
Kevin has allowed this website to reprint several of his trail descriptions:
This book is out of print, but still useful! Check out your local used bookstores or an online source like AbeBooks.
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