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How Leaves Change Colorful Fall Species (roll over to identify)
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Foliage Map
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Colorful Species
Black gum Red Maple Flowering Dogwood Burning Bush

Fall Color Progression

This graph shows the three waves of fall color - yellow, orange, and red. Depending on the region, each wave takes seven to 16 days to progress. In mid-season, where the three colors intersect, the fall display is most colorful.

Fall Color Progression


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