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Animals
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Red-cockaded Woodpecker (Picoides borealis) © Larry R. Lynch

Carnivorous Plants

drosera intermidia
Sundew (Drosera intermidia) © Skip Pudney

Other Flowering Plants

marshallia graminiifolia
Marshallia gramin © Skip Pudney

Controled Burn Pictures

gs burn
Fire and the Green Swamp © Skip Pudney

Landscapes


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Fall Colors in the Green Swamp © Kelvin Taylor



greenswamp map
Brunswick County Green Swamp Area Map


spiranthes praecox
Spiranthes praecoxa
© Skip Pudney

spiranthes praecox
Spiranthes praecoxa
© Skip Pudney

spiranthes vernalis
Spiranthes vernalis
© Skip Pudney

tipularia discolor "crane fly orchid"
Tipularia discolor
© Larry R. Lynch

triphora trianthophora
Triphora trianthophora
© Larry R. Lynch

triphora trianthophora
Triphora trianthophora
© Larry R. Lynch

triphora trianthophora
Triphora trianthophora
© Larry R. Lynch







































































































































































































































































































































































































































GreenSwamp_NC loggong and draining
A canal cutting through the Green Swamp


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A canal cutting through the Green Swamp

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Clear cut in the Green Swamp










longleaf map
Map of Longleaf Pine Habitat

loblolly map
Map of Loblolly Pine Tree Habitat

pine savana
Longleaf Pines Savanna The trees grow sporadically unlike the bellow satalite picture of a loblolloy pine farms where the trees are in a row.

lobloly tree farm
Loblolly Pine Tree Farm
The trees are grown in rows. In looking at Google Earth at the bottom of this page you will be able to distinguish what are crops and what are natural forests.








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calopogon barbatus
Calopogon barbatus © Jim Fowler

calopogon pallidus
Calopogon pallidus © Skip Pudney

calopogon tuberosus
Calopogon tuberosus © Skip Pudney

calopogon tuberosus
Calopogon tuberosus © Jim Fowler

calopogon tuberosus
Calopogon tuberosus © Skip Pudney

calopogon tuberosus
Calopogon tuberosus © Skip Pudney

calopogon tuberosus white
Calopogon tuberosus var alba © Jim Fowler

cleistes bifaria closeup
Cleistes bifaria
© Kelvin Taylor

cleistes bifaria
Cleistes bifaria
© Larry R. Lynch

cleistes divaricata
Cleistes divaricata © Skip Pudney

cleistes divaricata
Cleistes divaricata © Skip Pudney

epidendrum magnoliae green fly orchid
Epidendrum magnolia © Skip Pudney

epidendrum magnoliae green fly orchid
Epidendrum magnolia © Skip Pudney

epidendrum magnoliae green fly orchid
Epidendrum magnolia
© Kelvin Taylor

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Gymnadeniopsis integra © Jim Fowler

gymnadeniopsis integra
Gymnadeniopsis integra © Skip Pudney

gymnadeniopsis integra closeup
Gymnadeniopsis integra © Skip Pudney

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Habenaria repens © Jim Fowler

habenaria repens
Habenaria repens © Skip Pudney

platanthera blephariglottis
Platanthera blephariglottis © Skip Pudney

platanthera blephariglottis plant
Platanthera blephariglottis © Skip Pudney

platanthera ciliaris
Platanthera ciliaris © Kelvin Taylor

platanthera ciliaris
Platanthera ciliaris © Kelvin Taylor

platanthera ciliaris closeup
Platanthera ciliaris © Kelvin Taylor

platanthera ciliaris closeup
Platanthera ciliaris © Skip Pudney

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Platanthera ciliaris © Kelvin Taylor

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Platanthera conspicua © Jim Fowler

platanthera conspicua
Platanthera conspicua © Skip Pudney
 platanthera conspicua closeup
Platanthera conspicua © Jim Fowler

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Platanthera conspicua habitat © Jim Fowler

platanthera cristata
Platanthera cristata © Jim Fowler

platanthera cristata
Platanthera cristata © Skip Pudney

platanthera cristata crested fringed orchid
Platanthera cristata © Larry R. Lynch

platanthera flava var flava
Platanthera flava var flava © Jim Fowler

platanthera flava var flava closeup
Platanthera flava var flava © Jim Fowler

platanthera integrilabia monkey face orchid
Platanthera integrilabia       © Larry R. Lynch

platanthera integrilabia
Platanthera integrilabia       © Larry R. Lynch

platanthera integrilabia close
Platanthera integrilabia
© Larry R. Lynch

platanthera nivea
Platanthera nivea
© Kelvin Taylor

platanthera x lueri formly x vicolor
Platanthera x luer © Jim Fowler

platanthera x lueri formly x vicolor
Platanthera x luer © Jim Fowler

pogonia ophioglossoides
Pogonia ophioglossoides
© Kelvin Taylor

pogonia ophioglossoides
Pogonia ophioglossoides © Jim Fowler

pogonia ophioglossiodes
Pogonia ophioglossoides © Kelvin Taylor

pogonia ophioglossoides double white
Pogonia ophioglossoides © Jim Fowler

pogonia ophioglossoides variety alba
Pogonia ophioglossoides var alba © Kelvin Taylor

spiranthes longilabris
Spiranthes longilabris © Kelvin Taylor

spiranthes longilabrus
Spiranthes longilabris © Skip Pudney

spiranthes longilabrus closeup
Spiranthes longilabris © Skip Pudney

spiranthes odorata
Spiranthes odorata © Skip Pudney

spiranthes odorata close
Spiranthes odorata © Skip Pudney

spiranthes odorata pond
Spiranthes odorata habitat © Skip Pudney

Orchid Habitat Loss

The Green Swamp, North Carolina Landscape Pictures
Photograhers
Jim Fowler, Skip Pudney and Kelvin Taylor


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aletris farinosaAletris farinosa in the Longleaf Pine Savanna © Skip Pudney big island colorBig Island Fall Color
© Skip Pudney

big island floraBig Island flora
© Kelvin Taylor
big island savannahBig Island Savanna
© Skip Pudney
big pond colorBig Pond Color
© Skip Pudney
big pond no water leftBig Pond Dried Up After Hot Summer
© Kelvin Taylor

blooming savannaBlooming Savanna
 © Kelvin Taylor
borrow pitBorrow Pit (Big Island Pond)
 © Skip Pudney
gentiana autumnalis pine barrens gentianGentiana autumnalis Pine Barrens Gentian © Jim Fowler

green swamp boardwalkGreen Swamp Boardwalk
© Kelvin Taylor
green swamp fall colorGreen Swamp Fall Color
© Kelvin Taylor
green swamp pondGreen Swamp Big Island Pond Late in the season
© Skip Pudney

green swamp savannaGreen Swamp Savanna
© Kelvin Taylor

green swamp savannaGreen Swamp Savanna
© Skip Pudney
green swamp savannaGreen Swamp Savanna
© Skip Pudney
green swamp treesGreen Swamp Trees
© Skip Pudney
gs big pondBig Island Pond
© Kelvin Taylor

gs pondBig Island Pond
© Kelvin Taylor
pine savannaLongleaf Pine Savanna © Skip Pudney pitcher landscapePitcher Plants in the Longleaf Pine Savanna © Skip Pudney

piture plants savannaPitcher Plants in the Longleaf Pine Savanna © Skip Pudney
pocosin savanna ecotonePocosin Savanna Ecotone
 © Kelvin Taylor

rice creekRice Creek
© Skip Pudney
rice creekRice Creek
© Skip Pudney
savanna and ladies tressesAletris farinosa Colicroot plant in the Longleaf Pine Savanna © Skip Pudney

big island savannaBig Island Savanna
© David McAdoo
big island savanna 1 year after the burnBig Island Savanna
1 year after the burn

© David McAdoo

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