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Edisto Paddle

The rivers flow not past, but through us, thrilling, tingling, vibrating every fiber and cell of the substance of our bodies, making them glide and sing. – John Muir Float down South Carolina’s blackwater beauty, the Edisto River, in this chronicle of an October 2019 paddle by Linda C. Shaw. The weather threatened our plans, …

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Spartina joins the Sporobolus Family (genus) tree (grass?)

Sporobolus (a somewhat fun word to say) is a widespread genus of grasses commonly referred to as ‘Dropseeds’– a reference to their seed dispersal methods. Species in this genus occur mainly in open habitats such as prairies, savannahs, and roadsides, and the species makeup of this genus was originally based on their morphology and flower …

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