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When we think of Golden Rod the mind immediately recalls the long wands of golden flowers that grace the summer months. But it remains attractive at this time in rather different way. The fading leaves provide a range of autumn shades and the seed heads have their own appeal.
This fungus appeared overnight at the base of a sawn down tree. I’ve no idea what sort it is. Perhaps someone can help?
As the leaves on the Cotinus change they often develop this strange – but colourful and attractive – skeletal pattern. Somehow it seems appropriate following Halloween!
At the end of the day we enjoyed a beautiful sunset.
There are more waves to come but today we’ll have something a little different.
The rosy florets of bay willow
By hoary breath of some enchanter
Are translated into feathery plumes,
White as angel wings,
And leaves, brittle red and papery thin,
Carpet the thirsty brown soil.
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