Identify the plants you'll see right along the trail!
Quickly find, identify, and learn about the amazing range of plants and fungi growing along the Appalachian Trail. It’s easy with this guide, organized by type, color, and trail section. With hundreds of color photos and lively, accessible descriptions, there’s so much you can learn. Keep an eye out for flame azaleas, violet coral fungi, pink lady slipper orchids, and oak trees that are hundreds of years old.
Whether you’re enjoying a day hike, exploring with your family, or setting out on the trek of a lifetime, you’ll forge a deeper connection with nature through the beautiful plants on display mile after mile.