Falling Leaves - October 3-4

 The red maple leaves are falling in earnest now - much more so than last week. 

Almost all the summer blooms are gone, and even the fall flowers are waning.

Wrinkle-leaved goldenrod

Flat-top white aster

Swamp aster

American aster - still not sure which one

Nodding beggarticks - now I know where it gets the name

Devil's beggarticks


Cardinal flower just won't give up. There's almost none left, but every week there is a little bit newly blooming:
Cardinal flower