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Herd of elk in fall at Peck Ranch Conservation Area

Herd of elk in fall at Peck Ranch Conservation Area

Herd of elk in fall at Peck Ranch Conservation Area

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MDC MO Fall Color App

MDC MO Fall Color App

MDC’s “MO Fall Color” app provides users with up-to-the-minute fall-color scenes from places near them and around the state, complete with GPS navigation information. The app also provides weekly fall-color reports for various areas of the state. Users can even add their own fall-color photos and share them with Facebook friends and others. The MO Fall Color app will become active during fall-color changes beginning in September through November. Download MO Fall Color for Android and Apple devices at mdc.mo.gov/mobile/mobile-apps/mo-fall-colors.

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Beatuiful fall colors in Hartsburg's river bottom.

MDC: Shorter days, cooler nights, and beautiful trees are on tap for fall

Missourians can expect a beautiful fall color that should last through late October

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MO Fall Colors

Free app lets you browse scenes from around the state, navigate to them, and share your pics. Try it now!

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northern red oak

Northern Red Oak

Quercus rubra
This handsome tree is a favorite for planting in streets and parks and is one of the most widespread and commercially important of the oaks. The lumber industry and many field guides separate oak trees into two broad groups: the "white oaks" and the "red oaks." This species typifies the latter.

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Peck Ranch in Fall colors

Peck Ranch in Fall colors

Peck Ranch in Fall colors

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Photo of autumn color

Recent rain could salvage fall color

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The break in Missouri’s drought came just in time for some trees.

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red maple

Red Maple

Acer rubrum
Red maple is one of our most useful—and beautiful!—native trees, and you can find it in the woods as well as in landscape plantings statewide. Many horticultural varieties are available at nurseries.

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photo of a Smooth Sumac seed head

Smooth Sumac

Rhus glabra
This colony-forming shrub is most noticeable in early autumn, because it is one of the first plants to turn color—and boy, can it turn a brilliant red! If you're into wild edibles, you'll want to learn to identify smooth sumac, so you can make drinks and jellies from the clusters of fuzzy red berries.

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