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Thursday, September 27, 2012

Fall 2012: Burgundy Galore!

The Berry Prairie has been back in business for about three weeks now.  It's incredible how hardy these plants are!  In fact, now that fall is here and leaves are turning, the grasses are finishing flowering, everything is going into senescence, you can't even tell it underwent a major overhaul just a month ago!



Wide view of the prairie 2012

Little Bluestem has the best fall color for grasses, check out that beautiful burgundy!

Close up view of the grasses

This same week in 2011 the prairie was much greener!  Take a look at the differences:

Wide view of the prairie 2011

There's more to explore if you stop by.  Check it out!


Written by Brenna Wanous Marsicek



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