Low Light, Fall Brilliance

The sun’s angle on the earth has shifted, sending rays of soft light through the native grass’ cloaks of color.

It really is beautiful.
Sunset through Sand Bluestem

The seedheads become radiant in the low light.
Little bluestem in the wind

Sand bluestem seeds “fluff” until they burst!
Sand Bluestem- Winter seedhead

Greens, yellows, and oranges alternate on the blades of switchgrass.
Many colors of Switchgrass

The white fluff of milkweed seeds drifts away, leaving the brown husk.
Milkweed seedpod

The fiery red rosehips provide food for birds and coyotes over the winter.
Red Rosehips

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One thought on “Low Light, Fall Brilliance

  1. Martha

    You captured the surreal beauty of a Sandhill’s autumn within a few photos of seeds and sun.

    Autumn, for me, is a strange time of joy and melancholy mixed.

    These photos have been only joy, so thank you for that.

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