March 22nd. The trail from the picnic shelter to the Old Fort at Fort Yargo State Park follows the west shore of the reservoir. Sections of the trail are relatively open and get a lot of sun exposure at this time of year.
Some Eastern Sweetshrub (Calycanthus floridus) bushes are making the most of the warmth and are already blooming. Most won’t bloom until April.
Native and Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas and Georgia: Calycanthus floridus