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Early autumn color at the Wildflower Center, part 1

Showy palafoxia (Palafoxia hookeriana) That first hit of cool autumn air early last week sent me running (well, battling Austin traffic) for the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center. Arriving on a solemn, overcast morning, I was surprised to see quite a few other visitors there too. But that’s what happens when the Death Star finally relents. Let’s go for an early-fall stroll through the gardens.
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