Oakleaf Hydrangea leaves maroon in the sun and backlit
skeletal blooms, thin and papery.
Gulf Muhly Grass is wispier than it was early in the month. Crape myrtles
behind it dropped their leaves.
Few trees in the distance hold any fall color.
Pecan leaves hardly turned yellow before frost took them.
Dogwoods hold on to a few red leaves.
Dogwood berries persist. I picked a half cup to plant in likely places along woods and fences.
Cloudless Sulphur butterfly with folded wings, today.
The green is pernicious Florida Betony, bane of my winter.
I caught glimpses of what I think was a Red Admiral but he is too fast to get a camera ready before he's gone.