Asheville, North Carolina | Asheville, NC

Heidi & Steve Muma

Heidi & Steve Muma

We’re passionate about birds and nature. That’s why we opened a Wild Birds Unlimited Nature Shop in our community.

Asheville, North Carolina

10 Crispin Court, Suite D 102
Asheville, NC 28803

Phone: (828) 687-9433
Fax: (828) 774-5537
Email: Send Message

Store Hours:
Mon - Sat: 9:30 am - 5:30 pm
Sun - Sun: 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm


Asheville, North Carolina

946 Merrimon Ave #120
Asheville, NC 28804

Phone: (828) 575-2081
Fax: (828) 575-2017
Email: Send Message

Store Hours:
Mon - Sat: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Sun - Sun: 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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Nature Information

From high, windy, boreal forests to protected gorges which harbor subtropical species, the Blue Ridge mountains and foothills of North Carolina  sustain some of the greatest biodiversity in North America.

Biodiversity Statistics

  • More species of plants can be found in the mountains of North Carolina than in any other area of similar size in North America.
  • Botanical studies have documented over 4,000 species of plants, 2,000 species of fungi, and 500 species of mosses and lichens in the region.
  • The North Carolina mountains are home to more species of salamanders than any other place in the world.
  • More old-growth forest stands survive in the mountains of North Carolina than in any other Southern Appalachian state.
  • The Great Smoky Mountains boast more than 1,400 varieties of flowering plants and 100 species of trees (more species of trees than the whole of Europe).

Learn more about our area on the Blue Ridge Mountains National Heritage Area website at http://www.blueridgeheritage.com/heritage/natural/biodiversity.