background, near La Fayette, Georgia. Photo by Robert Stephens. Top: Yellow trillium dances across the winterladen floor of the forest along the self-guiding Hardwood Cove Nature Trail in the Tennessee Bottom: This hillside of spring beauty Smokies. Photo by Pat & Chuck Blackley. is along the Appalachian Trail south of Newfound Gap near the North Middle: A dogwood tree in bloom welcomes Carolina/Tennessee border. Photo by spring in a field with Lookout Mountain in the Pat & Chuck Blackley.