Photo Credit: Bob Glennon
Caption: Mistflower (Conoclinium coelestinum) is a native wetland wildflower that occurs on Pocosin Lakes National Wildlife Refuge. It blooms late in the growing season and provides nectar for bees and butterflies. The fluffy seeds are consumed by songbirds throughout the winter.
Visit your national wildlife refuges and see what wildlife (plants and animals) you'll discover!
Pocosin Lakes National Wildlife Refuge is one of six national wildlife refuges in the Coastal North Carolina National Wildlife Refuges Complex. Pocosin Lakes Visitor Center, located in Columbia, NC, is open 9am to 4pm whenever volunteer staffing is available.