A guide to things you often see on the trail; it is intended to afford the hiker a familiarity with nature Author: William D. Needham

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"Go placidly amid the noise and the haste and remember what peace there may be in silence." -The Desiderata

Updated 22 December 2017: Osage orange
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The Osage orange is named for the Native American tribe indigenous to the southern plains and for the general appearance of its fruit, a "ghost plant."