Touring the Meadows for Signs of Fall.
Every tree and plant in the meadow seemed to be dancing, those which average eyes would see as fixed and still. — Mevlana Rumi (1207-1273)
Fallen tree with Poke Weed. Many creatures find shelter and food here.
Path mowed through the meadow under old Pecan trees.
Sassafras leaves hanging like red mittens predict winter's chill to come.
This Live Oak fell during a Hurricane in 1985. The roots are mostly above ground, but the tree lives on, a haven for many small creatures.
A broader view of the ancient Live Oak.
Burrow of a Gopher Turtle, with Purple Love Grass and Silk Grass growing close by. Silk Grass is the one with yellow blooms.
Live Oak trees in the background give little hint that winter is coming, but the dry grass in the foreground gives it away. Rabbit Tobacco and Goldenrod show that fall is here.