Fruits and Flowers of Fall

Fall.

A time of final flowers.

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Chrysanthemums at the foot of Julie’s Woods Hole entry steps.

Ornamental gourds, another fruit, are a feature of fall decorations.

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The doorside concrete lady, caught in a cascade of cucurbits.

Fall is a good time to go for a walk with a grandson.

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On the way to Sabin’s Pasture, Montpelier, Vermont.

There is lichen to like.

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If you like this lichen you can find out more at this link… http://www.fcps.edu/islandcreekes/ecology/british_soldiers.htm

There is fuzz to finger.

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Ten fingers fondle milkweed floss.

There are cones to crumble.

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The lad’s middle name is fall-perfect. You say, “What is it?”. I say, “Frost”.

Soon to come is the time of frost.

The last of the asters blaze like purple stars.

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The New England Aster is such a fine flower it is now found throughout the world. http://www.missouribotanicalgarden.org/PlantFinder/PlantFinderDetails.aspx?kempercode=b540

As leaves fall in New England, patterns are exposed.

 

 

 

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Corn stubble, Plainfield, Vermont.

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