Cherry Orchard Bog Natural Area Preserve

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Cherry Orchard Bog Natural Area Preserve
Map showing the location of Cherry Orchard Bog Natural Area Preserve
Map showing the location of Cherry Orchard Bog Natural Area Preserve
Location Sussex and Prince George Counties, Virginia
Nearest city Templeton, Virginia
Coordinates 37°02′43″N 77°17′41″W / 37.0453°N 77.2948°W / 37.0453; -77.2948Coordinates: 37°02′43″N 77°17′41″W / 37.0453°N 77.2948°W / 37.0453; -77.2948[1]
Area 354 acres (143 ha)
Governing body Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation
http://www.dcr.virginia.gov/natural_heritage/natural_area_preserves/cherryorchard.shtml

Cherry Orchard Bog Natural Area Preserve is a 354-acre (143 ha) Natural Area Preserve located in Sussex and Prince George Counties, Virginia. It preserves a seepage wetland that supports a large collection of rare plants, including camass, bog-buttons, fringed orchids, and purple pitcher plants. The property is located along the right of way for a power line, receiving acidic, low-nutrient groundwater.[2]

References[edit]