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Fall Foliage in Missouri

Flowering Dogwood Trees

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But fall foliage trees were more abundant in Missouri Landscaping than in Illinois'. Some of the best color came from the leaves of flowering dogwood trees....
Dogwood picture. As this picture shows, dogwood bears fine fall foliage.

Dogwood picture. The ubiquitous dogwood in Missouri added much to our enjoyment of the fall foliage there.

David Beaulieu

Snyder also mentions the Missouri dogwoods in Route 66 Traveler's Guide, although it's a reference to their spring beauty:

"In spring, when the dogwood is in flower, St. Peter is said to lock Heaven's gates so that Ozark souls do not return to a place of greater beauty."

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