At the overlook I noticed many plants are growing right out of the native rocks.
I glanced down and noticed what looked like a pandorea flower, but I didn't think an Australian native would be here in the wild. It must be a native morning glory or wild potato vine. They are all in the same family. I should have examined the leaves more closely but with the thought of a snake lurking I didn't venture into the thick underbrush.
Picturesque Lake Oolenoy surrounds the visitor center. Bass, bream, and catfish abound in the lake.
beautyberry, Callicarpa americana. I never would have thought to use this shrub as a hedgerow but it was quite effectively done here.
click here. The berry photo was taken at my former home in Florida.
Eastern redbud, Cercis canadencis, is much larger and more tree like than the Western redbud, Cercis occidentalis.
purple cone flowers, Echinacea.