April 15, 2017, Discovered and Undiscovered Treasures, Shooting Stars and Jacobs Ladders Kearns property, Floyd county

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Meet: 10:00, at property of Dave and Jennifer Kearns,  670 Rush Chapel Road, Adairsville, GA, 30103

At spring on Kearns Property

Description:  We first visited this wonderful property in 2014, and are fortunate enough to have been invited back this spring.  After two winters of invasives removal, the owners are seeing more botanical wonders: Jack in the Pulpits, Comfreys, Lance Leaf Trilliums, Buckeyes, Delphiniums, Wood Sorrel, Geraniums, Green Dragon etc., in addition to the previously discovered Shooting Stars and Jacobs Ladders.  

Directions: From Atlanta, I-75, Exit 306, left on Highway 140, going west  on Highway 140, 7 miles, left on Rush Chapel Road, go 1.5 miles, house on the right, 670 Rush Chapel Road.

Jacob’s Ladder, Polemonium reptans

Bring:  long pants, walking shoes/boots, water, hat, lunch, rain wear if necessary

Facilities: Bathroom at house

Walking: Easy walk through woods, fields, approximately 2 miles

Shooting Stars, Dodecatheon meadia

Shooting Stars, Dodecatheon meadia

Trip Leader:  Jennifer Kearns, 706-409-0946, davjen@bellsouth.net