FAQs

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How Do You Define “Northeastern Region” of the United States?

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At FTGP, we use the geographic boundaries as defined in the classic botanical reference book:  A Manual of Vascular Plants of the Northeastern United States, by Gleason and Cronquist, NYBG.

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What is a Native Plant?

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A native (indigenous) plant is one that evolved over millennia in the same habitat in which it is currently found.

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What is a Kettle Hole Bog?

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Kettle hole bog systems formed when a glacier left behind immense chunks of ice, sometimes form concentric rings of vegetation, from taller shrubs on the outermost edge, then shorter shrubs, to the center of the bog where a floating mat of mosses is carpeted by the lowest-growing plants - the cranberries, pitcher plants and meadows.

May - June 2022 Open Days at Flying Trillium

May 27-30 (Memorial Day Weekend) and June 3-5
All Tours by Appointment

Request tours at flyingtrillium@gmail.com or call us at 845-292-6424.  Address and directions provided as tour appointments are confirmed. To plan driving time, we are located near the Neversink Reservoir in Sullivan County, NY. We are NOT located in Tarrytown, NY.