Garden Workshop: “Would you believe — Wild Orchids in North Carolina!”

Dragon Mouth orchid - Arethusa bulbosa is extremely rare in NC having been rediscovered last year in a mountain bog.

Dragon Mouth orchid – Arethusa bulbosa is extremely rare in NC having been rediscovered last year in a mountain bog.

Rattlesnake Plantain - Goodyera pubescens is very common in the woods of Forsyth County and has attractive evergreen leaves which allows you to find it year round.

Rattlesnake Plantain – Goodyera pubescens is very common in the woods of Forsyth County and has attractive evergreen leaves which allows you to find it year round.

Images provided by workshop presenter

Garden Workshop: "Would you believe -- Wild Orchids in North Carolina!"Thursday, October 15, 201512:00 pm - 1:00 pmOld Salem Visitor's Center(900 Old Salem Road)

Explore the habitats and species of orchids that grow wild in our state, including some that even grow in the woods of Forsyth County. Learn about these rare plants and how to identify them in their natural environments.

 

Presented by
David R. McAdoo,
Researcher and Photographer of orchids in the wild,
Co-founder and past President of the
Native Orchid Conference,
past President, Triad Orchid Society in Greensboro,
Vice President, NC’s Native Plant Society

Orchid note cards and photographs
will be available for sale after the lecture

 

A free workshop hosted by Old Salem Horticulture.

This lunchtime workshop will last about an hour. Attendees may bring lunch; beverages provided.

For more information or to pre-register for any workshop, please email vhannah@oldsalem.org or call 336-721-7357 and leave a message with name, number attending, workshop title, and your contact information.

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