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The Coastal Wildlife Refuge Society is the official non-profit support group for National Wildlife Refuges in Eastern North Carolina Information below was released by USFWS and is available on their website at #NCRefuges News 
National Wildlife Refuges in North Carolina
Coastal North Carolina National Wildlife Refuge Complex - Pocosin Lakes National Wildlife Refuge
100 Conservation Way (P. O. Box 1969)
Manteo, NC 27954
252-473-1132 

Contact Bonnie Strawser 252-473-1132 X 230 
or Steve Brumfield X 224
For Immediate Release
September 24, 2019
Photo Release: Mistflower
Pocosin Lakes National Wildlife Refuge
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.

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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.