A green fern rests across a recently charred log in the Croatan National Forest. Fire plays an important role in the longleaf pine savanna ecosystem and without it many exotic plant species would exist here. The Longleaf pine savanna once stretched from Virginia to Florida, the Southeast coast to Texas and is one of the most biodiverse ecosystems in North America.
September 12th, 2012
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