A Lichen Paradise

All the rain in recent days, weeks and months is great for lichens. While there are few wildflowers, the lichens, mosses and liverworts love all the rain. It's one of the major ways they can get water in Albemarle County and at the Ivy Creek Natural Area. When you walk the trails in the woods keep an eye out for the color changes on rocks, trees and on the ground. To learn more check out this forest service link: https://www.fs.fed.us/wildflowers/beauty/lichens/

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