Tag Archives: Ozark Chinquapin

Ouachita Huckleberries in the Rain

A group of die-hard native plant lovers met in Crystal Springs on a rainy May 16 in pursuit of black huckleberry (Gaylussacia baccata), the only true huckleberry in Arkansas.  Arkansas Native Plant Society (ANPS) members in attendance were Susan Hooks, … Continue reading

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High in the Holler: Field Trip to Petit Jean Mountain’s Seven Hollows Area

Arkansas Native Plant Society members ventured into the wilds of Natural Bridge Hollow on Petit Jean Mountain to see recent finds of Ozark Chinquapin (Castanea pumila v. ozarkensis, or Castanea ozarkensis). Continue reading

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October 4, 2012, Field Trip to Sevens Hollows Trail at Petit Jean State Park

Arkansas Native Plant Society Field Trip Join Don Higgins and Betty Owen for a beautiful walk on one of the prettiest trails in the state. Hikers will meet at the trailhead parking lot of the Seven Hollows Trail, Petit Jean … Continue reading

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Ozark Chinquapin a Notable Find at South Fork Nature Center

Arkansas Native Plant Society (ANPS) Charter Member and South Fork volunteer Don Culwell added a few details about the ANPS Field Trip on May 19, 2012, as well as some information about South Fork Nature Center and the Gates Rogers Foundation:

One of the most notable finds on the walk was the Ozark chinquapin (Castanea pumila). Continue reading

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