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Here’s the Fall Foliage You’ll See Most in DC


Turning on your heat, putting your coat, and preparing your camera–the fall is coming around, and it is time to enjoy the fall foliage around the city.

Some trees are turning yellow or red while others become bare. Here are the five most common deciduous trees in the District and their leaves: red maple, pin oak, willow oak, sugar maple, and red oak. Next time when you pass a beautiful tree, you might be able to recognize it!

DC Fall Foliage Map
Source: District of Columbia Open Data. Illustrations by Manyun Zou.


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