We’d wondered over the last few weeks if autumn’s tremendous show would ever come to town and lamented that the color change seemed to be later than in previous years. Some years you can see the trees begin to change as early as August. However, fall finally came through and here’s what we saw before going to work last Thursday. (Be sure to click on the image to see a larger version.)
Thanks to Alisa for inviting us to join her weekly Travel Theme challenge! This week’s theme is foliage.
Despite moderate drought all summer, the trees of the Ouachita region have still put forth an incredible foliage display, despite expectation of brown or barren trees. Adding to the color are the fall flowers — goldenrod, sunchoke and some violet aster-type wildflowers.