The Hiker's Notebook

 

A compendium of interesting natural and cultural facts about things you commonly see on the trails in the southern Appalachian Mountain region. 

 

William Needham

 

A. General Information

  1. Introduction

  2. Equipment

  3. Cold Weather Hiking

  4. Ticks

 

B. Flowers

  1. Heal-All

  2. Hepatica

  3. Bloodroot

  4. Colt's Foot

  5. Spring Beauty

  6. Trillium

  7. Pink Lady's Slipper

 

C. Trees and Shrubs

  1. Mountain Ash

  2. Mountain Laurel

  3. Serviceberry

  4. Redbud

 

D. Ferns and Fern Allies

  1. Christmas Fern

  2. Ground Pine

 

E. Other Plants

  1. Fly Poison

  2. Stinging Nettle

  3. Indian Pipe

  4. Spotted Jewelweed

  5. Pokeweed

  6. Milkweed

  7. Partridgeberry

  8. False Hellebore

  9. Mayapple