Fall 2010

When looking at this picture one could think that it is an aerial snaphot of a dry landscape. Actually it is, if I am not mistaken, an aspen (populus tremula) leaf. With large petioles, aspen’s leaves are easily shaken even by an easy breeze, whence the latin name, “shaky poplar”. Some weeks ago, in Madriu valley in Andorra, a little aspen forest offered this range of colours.

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