Sandy Island (S.C.)

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Sandy Island (S.C.) Stop 4 - The Ecotone
Sandy Island (S.C.) Stop 4 - The Ecotone

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Rudy and Jim visit an ecotone, which is a line between two different habitats: one more dry, and one moister. Here we see a fetterbush, the inkberry or gallberry, which is another species of holly...
Sandy Island (S.C.) Stop 5 - Longleaf Pine Habitat
Sandy Island (S.C.) Stop 5 - Longleaf Pine Habitat

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Rudy and Jim walk through a longleaf pine habitat, and come across a loblolly pine with a red-cockaded woodpecker nest. We also see Turkey oak trees, and yellow jessamine flowers. The yellow jessamine...
Sandy Island (S.C.) Stop 6 - The Refuge
Sandy Island (S.C.) Stop 6 - The Refuge

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Here at The Refuge, Rudy and Jim come across a rare plant in South Carolina: rosemary. Not to be confused with the rosemary spice one would find in a kitchen. Turkey oaks are found here as well, along...
Sandy Island (S.C.) Stop 8 - Cypress Tupelo Swamp
Sandy Island (S.C.) Stop 8 - Cypress Tupelo Swamp

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Cypress Tupelo Swamp: The ground here close to Indian Lake is perfect for tree species such as old cypress, red maples, and tupelos. Water pennywort resides in the water itself, and mistletoe is both...