Nestled in the Southern Appalachian Mountains just south of Asheville, The North Carolina Arboretum offers acres of cultivated gardens and groomed trails featuring some of the most beautiful, botanically-diverse plants in the region.

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Avian Research at the Arboretum

Tucked away in the heart of the Arboretum’s National Azalea Repository is a dense riparian forest cove full of quintessential Appalachian broadleaf evergreens and deciduous understory plants that provide the perfect breeding habitat for many …

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