Cherry Orchard Bog Natural Area Preserve Information
|Cherry Orchard Bog Natural Area Preserve|
|Location||Sussex and Prince George counties, Virginia|
|Nearest city||Templeton, Virginia|
CHERRY ORCHARD BOG NATURAL AREA PRESERVE Latitude and Longitude:
|Area||354 acres (143 ha)|
|Governing body||Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation|
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. 
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. 
- "Cherry Orchard Bog State Nature Preserve". ProtectedPlanet. United Nations Environment Programme's World Conservation Monitoring Centre. Archived from the original on March 20, 2012. Retrieved December 15, 2016.
- "Cherry Orchard Bog Natural Area Preserve". Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation. Retrieved December 14, 2016.
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