South Carolina Plant Conservation Alliance (SCPCA)

Category: Activities


Rare Plant Conservation-Purpledisk honeycombhead (Balduina atropurpurea) under biological assessment

The purpledisk honeycombhead (Balduina atropurpurea) is currently under biological assessment.  The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is performing a Species Status Assessment to determine if the species warrants listing.  This species occurs in wet pine savannas and pitcher-plant bogs in…

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May-white azaleas

SCPCA member Charles Horn is in the process of surveying for May-white azaleas in the state. This past weekend he surveyed Lynch’s Woods park in Newberry County, where the May-white was first documented in 2000. He found 202 plants! Here…

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Helonias bullata count

On March 14, species lead Jim Fowler, along with SCPCA members David White and Frank Holleman, went out to Watson-Cooper Heritage Preserve to count the Helonias bullata on the site. Jim reports: “Big, big thanks to David and Frank for…

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Helonias bullata count April 14

It’s about time for a plant count of the Helonias bullata (Swamp Pink) population in upper Greenville County. Date: Saturday, April 14 Where: Meet at Caesar’s Head SP parking lot Time: 9:30 am There will NOT be an alternate rain…

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Tom Goforth – Memorial March 6

I am very very sorry to report that Tom Goforth passed away on Monday, February 26. It was very sudden. There will be a memorial for Tom on Tuesday, March 6, at 2 p.m. at Table Rock Lodge. His sister…

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Bog Learning Network Meeting March 13-14

The Bog Learning Network is having its annual meeting in Asheville on March 13 and 14. They would love to have some South Carolina folks attend! Contact Mincy Moffett for more information.

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Invasive Removal Mountain Bridge Wilderness February 10

Volunteering opportunity – We want you! Saturday, February 10 | 9:00 am – 12:00 pm Mountain Bridge Wilderness area Near Wildcat Wayside State Park 5334-5434 SC-11 Geer Highway Cleveland, SC 29635 Upstate Forever is hosting a field work day to…

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