Tom H. Johnson Jr. and Mary Caroline Pindar wanted to see what the Withlacoochee River looked like upstream. So we took them to Hagan Bridge Landing, on GA 122 east of Hahira.
Swamp hibiscus, tea colored river water, and dogs running around.
Tom calls it swamp hibiscus, and it is a native hibiscus that grows in swamps. Each Hibiscus laevis bloom lasts only one day.
The Nyssa ogeche makes a fruit that looks and tastes like a small lime.Withlacoochee and Little River Water Trail from the Little River Confluence where elected officials from Lowndes County and Valdosta greeted Paddle Georgia, and where landowner Helen Tapp proposes a river camp on her Land Between the Rivers.
-jsq, John S. Quarterman, Suwannee RIVERKEEPER®
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