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Watson Preserve Wildflower Walk
June 20 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
Explore the beautiful Watson Preserve on a wildflower walk led by Joe Liggio. The rare Snowy Orchid (Platanthera nivea) should be in bloom, and the beautiful Pine-woods Rose Gentian. You will probably also see Red Milkweed, Tuberous Grasspink orchids, Purple Pleatleaf, Butterfly Milkweed, Hollow Joe-Pye Weed, Golden Miller’s-Maid, and Woodland Poppymallow.
Try to arrive by 9:00 — the walk will start by 9:30 am. If you are late, just catch up with the group (It’s only 10 acres). Attendance will count towards Advanced Training for Longleaf Ridge Master Naturalists.
Driving directions: The preserve is off of US-69 in Warren, TX. From US-69 turn east on County Road 4770, drive about half a mile to the bridge and then across the dam. At the top of the hill turn left on CR-4777. About a quarter mile on the left is the entrance to the preserve and a parking area. There are no restroom facilities on the preserve. The Preserve’s website can be viewed here: http://watsonpreserve.ning.com