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Dogwood Canyon Audubon Center - Trout Lily Walk with MN Jim Varnum (AT)
Thursday, March 01 2012, 1:00pm - 2:00pm

Dogwood Canyon Audubon Center - Trout Lily Walk with MN Jim Varnum  (AT)
Thursday, March 1, 2012     1:00 PM

  Trout lilies, or white dog-toothed violets, are the harbingers of spring in the plant world.  These flowers in the lily family bloom from just mid-February to mid-March.  And there are many interesting facts about trout lilies.  Did you know trout lily bulbs produce just one leaf in the first 6 years, then 2 leaves, a scape (stem) and a flower in the 7th year?

Walk Details:  Texas Master Naturalist and trout lily guru Jim Varnum will conduct a short walk to observe trout lilies.  The walk last approximately 1 hour.  Bring your camera.  Wear sturdy boots or shoes with good ankle support.  Join Jim for a nature walk afterwards.

Note:  This is Free First Thursday for March.

Contact Jim Varnum jevarnum@aol.com or 214-543-2055.  RSVP is not needed.
Location - DCAC, 1206 W. FM 1382, Cedar Hill, 75104, just south of Cedar Hill State Park entrance.
Web site - http://tx.audubon.org/Dogwood.html

Approved AT (1 hour)   JEV 1/9/2012