Black-Spored Quillwort (Isoetes melanospora) is an endangered aquatic species only found in Georgia and South Carolina. The granite pools serve as home to this unique and imperiled species. Your donation helps us to perform repairs on damaged, historic specimens of this species and many others in our collection.
Piedmont False Pimpernel (Lindernia monticola) brings the colors of the sky to the rock below with its delicate light blue flowers. Your donation helps fund supplies necessary for mounting our rare and threatened specimens such as this one on acid-free herbarium quality paper for long-term durability and storage for future research and education.
Little Amphianthus (Gratiola amphiantha) is a small aquatic beauty. Its white flowers can be spotted in the granite water pools. Your donation helps cover the costs of photographing specimens like this for inclusion in our web-searchable database.
Granite Stonecrop (Sedum pusillum) is dainty and beautiful, yet threatened due to its limited environmental range. Your generous donation will enable us to repair, mount, and image up to 50 specimens composed of this and other species.
Elf Orpine (Diamorpha smallii) brings vibrant color and life to the granite ecosystem. Your generous support will enable us to prepare 100 specimens from start to finish, ensuring their long-term conservation in our digital database and physical herbarium.