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  • The Cedar Hollow Watershed is nestled deep in a remote and pristine area of the preserve.
  • Great blue lobelia (Lobelia siphilitica) are native to northeastern Oklahoma and were in bloom during the hike through the woodland areas of the preserve.
  • Hamamelis vernalis, a species of Witch-hazel, was seen growing wild at the preserve. It is native to the Ozark Plateau in Missouri, Oklahoma and Arkansas.
  • The forested and woodland areas at the preserve provide a high moisture environment for mosses and liverworts to thrive as natural ground cover.
  • Great blue lobelia (Lobelia siphilitica) is a true-blue "perennial" and is aflutter with butterflies and hummingbirds in late summer.
  • When winter finally hits full-bore, the mantle of fallen leaves will help protect the woodland soil in Cedar Hollow from the eroding effects of wind and rain.
  • Surrounded by steep woodland slopes, the Cedar Hollow Watershed is a photographic haven in the fall.
  • As an understory tree, flowering dogwoods provide cover and food for many forest birds and animals.
Cedar Hollow Photo Workshop
October 27, 2012, J.T. Nickel Family Nature and Wildlife Preserve

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