Pedlar Hills Glades Natural Area Preserve

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Pedlar Hills Glades Natural Area Preserve
IUCN category IV (habitat/species management area)
Map showing the location of Pedlar Hills Glades Natural Area Preserve
Map showing the location of Pedlar Hills Glades Natural Area Preserve
Location within Virginia
Location Montgomery County, Virginia
Nearest city Blacksburg
Coordinates 37°13′10″N 80°14′24″W / 37.2195°N 80.24°W / 37.2195; -80.24Coordinates: 37°13′10″N 80°14′24″W / 37.2195°N 80.24°W / 37.2195; -80.24[1]
Area 1,036 acres (4.19 km2)
Governing body Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation

Pedlar Hills Glades Natural Area Preserve is a 1,036-acre (4.19 km2) Natural Area Preserve located in Montgomery County, Virginia. Rising over the South Fork of the Roanoke River, it supports numerous rare plants and natural communities, including a dolomite barren. Among the species found within the preserve are tall gay-feather (Liatris aspera) and Addison's leatherflower (Clematis addisonii), the latter endemic to Virginia.[2]

The preserve is owned and maintained by the Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation. It does not include improvements for public access, and visitors must make arrangements with a state-employed land steward prior to visiting.[2]

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  1. ^ "Pedlar Hills Glades State Nature Preserve". ProtectedPlanet. United Nations Environment Programme's World Conservation Monitoring Centre. Archived from the original on November 30, 2012. Retrieved December 25, 2016. 
  2. ^ a b "Pedlar Hills Glades Natural Area Preserve". Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation. Retrieved December 25, 2016. 

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