National Geographic News

Sumac Leaves

Photograph by Jim Richardson

Sumac leaves glow red in the autumn light at the Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve in Cottonwood Falls, Kansas. The grassy prairie landscape is dotted with shrub thickets of sumac and dogwood, which are favored by birds and small animals.

(For more pictures of the amazing colors of our world, buy the National Geographic book Life in Color.)

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