Unique Flora and Fauna of Elk Knob State Park

 

Gray's Lily, named after Harvard Botanist, Asa Gray. Photo by Crystal Wilson, Appalachian State University, Department of Geology.
Blazing Star (purple) with Cabbage butterfly. Black-eye Susan in the background. Photo by Elk Knob Ranger, Kelly Safely.
Beechdrops. Photo by Elk Knob Ranger, Kelly Safely.
Spiderwort. Photo by Elk Knob Ranger, Kelly Safely.
Red Eft or Newt Salamander. Photo by Elk Knob Ranger, Kelly Safely.