Paper lantern pods

Then

Then


... and now

… and now

In the short span of about three weeks, the pod packages and seeds of this Goldenrain tree (Koelreuteria paniculata) have gone from a youthful yellow-green to the dark brown of decay — or is it maturity?

(The top of this tree was the mid-August perch for the mockingbird.)

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