04/27/2019 - 04/28/2019
The Glide Wildflower Show is largest showcase of native flora in the Pacific Northwest.
Features of the show include:
– Over 600 species of wildflowers, shrubs, trees, mosses, lichens, and ferns, collected throughout Southwest Oregon, artfully displayed and labeled
– Special displays of edible and medicinal plants, natural dyes and spinning, noxious weeds, beekeeping, and photos of endangered flowers
– Roving botanists available to answer questions
– Sales of books and field guides; food, drink and homemade pies (a show tradition); and native plants
Presentations from knowledgeable speakers will include:
– Tour the Show with a Botanist – Richard Helliwell, US Forest Service
– Medicinal and Edible Plant Uses – Wren Davidson, herbalist and owner of Yerba Buena Botanicals in Eugene
– Bees and Butterflies as Pollinators – Elkton Community Education Center
– Rare and Unusual Plants of the Umpqua National Forest – Richard Helliwell, US Forest Service
– The New OregonFlora Website – Stephen Meyers, Oregon Flora Project, OSU
– Guided Wildflower Walks – GWS collectors
Then go see wildflowers in the wild. Continue east on the Rogue-Umpqua National Scenic Byway along the spectacular North Umpqua River. At every wayside and trailhead, hundreds of wildflowers await. Or, walk a portion of the North Umpqua Trail or one of the waterfall trails along the Byway. Within 22 miles of the show are 8 trailheads, with even more upriver.
Glide, Oregon, is located 17 miles east of Roseburg on Highway 138.
Handicapped accessible. Suggested donation $3.
Visit www.glidewildflowershow.org for more information. If you have questions or would like advice on planning your outing, email [email protected]Location
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