Tim Kiser's photos with the heathland landscape

Hiking trail through this heathland/these heathlands of the Dolly Sods Wilderness.

Hiking trail through this heathland/these heathlands of the Dolly Sods Wilderness.
1) This is a "heathlands" because late-19th-century clearcutting led to wildfires that burned away the topsoil.
2) This is a "hiking trail" because floodwater scours away the shrubby plants as it barrels down the hillside unimpeded.
3) This is a "wilderne…
Added on October 28, 2015

Grows with difficulty, diagonally misshapen windblown serviceberry.

Grows with difficulty, diagonally misshapen windblown serviceberry.
Later in the year a person will spend an entire weekend collecting serviceberries and baking a serviceberry pie.

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In Tucker County, West Virginia, on May 7th, 2015, along the Bear Rocks Trail (Trail 522) in the Dolly Sods Wilderne…
Added on October  4, 2015