Bog Walk with Michael Kudish

Posted by on Jun 24, 2014 in Event, Hikes
Bog Walk with Michael Kudish

Join the Catskill Native Plant Society and forest historian Michael Kudish on a hike through some of the most floristically interesting bogs in the Catskills. Meet at the fishing access parking lot off Debruce Rd/Willowemoc Rd across from Mongaup Pond Rd in Willowemoc. Heavy rain postpones. Bring your own lunch. Well behaved leashed dogs welcome. […]

Roseshell Azalea, or Pinxterblooms.

Posted by on Jun 3, 2014 in Gardening, General, Plant Profile
Roseshell Azalea, or Pinxterblooms.

Now is the time to look for the one of the Catskills’ showiest shrubs, the Pinxterbloom Azalea, Rhododendron prinophyllum. ┬áPeople who try to use common names for plants strictly will tell you that this plant is called Roseshell Azalea, and the Pinxter refers to Rhododendron periclymenoides, a similar but slightly more southern species. ┬áBut all […]