Fall foliage, 2017

This is a practice in observation. Discerning the changes around us, with the changing weather and temperature.

I returned to the Chinqua-Penn Walking Trail to snap most of these shots.

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We enter the forested area. Mostly maple (Acer), some members of the hickory (Carya) genus.
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Flowering dogwood, Cornus florida.
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Maple. Acer spp.
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Maple. Red-dappled.
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Yellow on the right is maple.
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Sweetgum. Liquidambar styraciflua.
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Redbud, Cercis canadensis. On the farm. This is the form the redbud takes when it has been coppiced, or cut from the base. This is mostly one-year growth. Rather than take it out completely from the cultivated rows, numerous specimens been coppiced, so this form is common throughout the market garden.

 

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I am struck by the ongoing contrast between the greens on one hand, and the maroons, yellows, and russets on the other. Photo taken in a small grove south of the market garden.

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