September 2, 2014
As the days grow shorter, leaves on trees take on colorful hues. The red pigments are a result of the presence of the anthocyanins. The yellow pigments are a result of the presence of the carotenoids. (Staff Photos: Jim Hendricks)
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September is here and fall leaves will soon be preparing to display colors throughout the land, from our landscapes to the wooded areas (October color is magnificent pending environmental conditions).