Sweetgum, the finale

Back in the spring I documented the growth progress of these Sweetgum trees in my building's courtyard, as the leaves sprung from buds and grew to their full size. Then in mid-September, with many leaves changing to their autumn colors, I took some more shots of the trees--which proved to be the last I'd get, as in October the trees were cut down. Here are the best from that final shooting.

This one continues a sequence seen in the spring photos.

12 Sept 2010


Sweetgum pod and pine cone, having fallen from their respective trees.

10 Oct 10