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Owners of The Compleat Naturalist, Laura and Hal Mahan, discuss the seasonal cycles of animals, insects, and plants, specifically the monarch butterfly.
Mountain laurel season begins in May in Western North Carolina. These unique flowers were named for Pehr Kalm, a Swedish-Finnish botanist and explorer of North America in the eighteenth century. This article talks about the pollination process of the mountain laurel and other descriptive information about the plant.