The spring wildflower walks at West Virginia University’s Core Aboretum begin Sunday, April 10, at 2 p.m.
The walkswhich will continue April 17 and 24begin in the Arboretum parking lot and last about two hours. Virginia bluebells, bloodroot, yellow fawn lily and dwarf larkspur are among the wildflowers that will be in bloom during this time.
Jon Weems, arboretum specialist, and Sarah Wennerberg, WVU ’s acting herbarium curator, will serve as guides.
No reservations are required.
Visitors have come from as far away as New York and Florida to see the spring ephemeral wildflowers along the trails of the 91-acre arboretum.
The WVU Department of Biology in the Eberly College of Arts and Sciences manages the place. It is named for the late Earl Core, who as chairman of the Biology Department was instrumental in preserving the property for the study of biology and botany.