Flora and Fauna of the Blue Ridge

January 2005
North Carolina's Mountains, Piedmont & Coastal Plain in Spanish ;2005, p23
This article, also called "Flora y Fauna de la cadena Azul," provides information on the flora and fauna of the Blue Ridge Mountains in North Carolina. Traveling along the Blue Ridge Parkway and hiking through the mountains, visitors can see a range of native plant and animal species and enjoy the sight of the mountain forests. Like the rest of the mountains of North Carolina, the Blue Ridge is covered in trees such as oak, hickory, dogwood and maple. There are many and varied types of mammals found in the Blue Ridge. Some of the large cats of North America reside in the mountains.


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