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Learn about Tennessee Wildflowers

The Native Plants and Wildflower group is pleased to announce that Dennis Horn will be the speaker at the August 2 meeting to talk about Tennessee wildflowers.  The meeting will be held at the Ag Center (see map below) and the presentation will begin promptly at 6:30 pm.

Dennis Horn is the lead author of the Tennessee Native Plant Society’s field guide “Wildflowers of Tennessee, the Ohio Valley and Southern Appalachians.”  He is the vice-president of the Tennessee Native Plant Society and member of the Scientific Advisory Committee for Rare Plants in Tennessee.  He has traveled from the Mississippi River to the Blue Ridge Mountains studying and photographing Tennessee wildflowers.  Dennis was awarded a Certificate of Merit by the State of Tennessee in 2003 for his conservation efforts.

The field guide will be available for purchase at the meeting.

About the book Wildflowers of Tennessee, the Ohio Valley and Southern Appalachians:

“This is the most complete, comprehensive and informative field guide ever published on the flora of this region. Sponsored by the Tennessee Native Plant Society, this labor of love has been 14 years in the making. The result is a landmark achievement that brings the beauty and uniqueness of wildflowers to amateurs and experts alike. The focus is on Tennessee, but the Ohio Valley and Southern Appalachians are covered, encompassing all or parts of Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Maryland, Mississippi, Missouri, North and South Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and West Virginia. 800 color photographs, 96 line drawings, 3 full-color state and region maps.” (description from Amazon.com)

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