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Plantidote of the Day 2010-11-08

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Today's Plantidote hat tip goes to Correntian Eureka Springs, who shot this spectacular example of fall in northwest Arkansas's Ozark mountains, outside the Victorian resort village, Eureka Springs.

Geologically speaking, the Ozarks are the oldest mountain range in North America, used to be higher than the Rockies are now.... lots of ancient spirit.

That tree isn't a fallen tree, it looks different because I am standing high atop a cliff, and the other trees/color are across a valley.

Thank you, ES! Beautiful way to start the week!!

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Submitted by jerztomato on

Love the intense color.

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Submitted by jumpjet on

It's like something off a painter's canvas- spectacular. I love Fall for displays like this.