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Beginning in April with the arrival of columbine and squirrel corn, on through to August's Heller's blazing star, the state's mountains offer a diverse array of wildflowers.
A diverse array of wildflowers blooms in North Carolina's mountains from March through September. Setzer recounts her spring experiences trekking in the mountains, looking for wildflowers. The author includes a bloom chart categorizing wildflowers by month bloomed, color of blossom, and leaves.
Western North Carolina has a wide variety of native plants and wildflowers. This article discusses the evolution of plant diversity in the region, how to plant and harvest certain native plant species, and the potential of native plants as an economic aid to farmers.