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October 16, 2013 / Leslie

Wordless Wednesday: Virginia Creeper

Virginia Creeper

Almost wordless: Most of the vegetation was still green last week but this vine was brilliant red in the morning sun, still wet with dew.

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  1. Marko @ Travel Photo Blogging / Oct 16 2013 2:44 am

    Nice colour!


  2. Michael56j / Oct 16 2013 5:21 am

    Great photo. Love the colours.


  3. Beth F / Oct 16 2013 7:56 am

    I hate Virgina creeper — as in it’s impossible to destroy. But I admit its fall colors are beautiful.


    • Leslie / Oct 16 2013 8:09 am

      This one was in the forested area of the park but I know what you mean. Like English Ivy it just keeps coming back no matter how often I pull it out along the fence.


  4. Beth Hoffman / Oct 16 2013 8:45 am

    Beautiful color! I have Virginia creeper in some places along my fence, and boy, do I have to keep pulling it back; it wants to overtake everything, But I do like it in controlled amounts and I love how it turns such gorgeous colors in the autumn.


    • Leslie / Oct 16 2013 9:14 am

      Yes, it does make a nice splash of color against the green, and it’s one of the first to turn red in the Chicago area. Sumac will be the next brilliant color; it’s just beginning to turn.


  5. cynthiagrstacey / Oct 16 2013 11:04 am

    Really cool picture, awesome color


  6. Suko / Oct 16 2013 11:52 am

    I love the color of the leaves. Terrific photo, Leslie!


  7. irene / Oct 16 2013 3:33 pm

    some nuisance plants do look lovely in the fall.


  8. libbyQ / Oct 16 2013 4:30 pm

    a great fall shot~!
    beautiful color and detail in this capture.

    happy WW


  9. BermudaOnion / Oct 16 2013 6:06 pm

    That looks like Virginia Tech’s maroon – now you need a little orange to go with it.


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