All photographs copyright (2003-2013) by Kris H. Light

<strong>Mountain Krigia</strong>
<em>Krigia montana</em>
Mount Leconte, Great Smoky Mountains National Park
September 1, 2006<br>
At first glance a hiker might dismiss this as just another plain old Dandelion. I wouldn't have known what it was if I...
Mountain Krigia
Krigia montana
Mount Leconte, Great Smoky Mountains National Park
September 1, 2006

At first glance a hiker might dismiss this as just another plain old Dandelion. I wouldn't have known what it was if I hadn't read about it in the Leconte Lodge. It grows in only the high elevations, so it takes some work to see this flower. My husband and I hiked a little over 11 miles on this trip. It was worth the aching knees to get 5 new flowers for this website and 1 new one for my lifelist! I also found this flower blooming on Roan Mountain on 10-9-06.

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