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What is a color map for fall foliage?

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A color map for fall foliage uses colors to indicate either when peak fall foliage is reached in a certain area or what the current state of the foliage is. Fall foliage maps usually use the color spectrum between yellow and red, reflecting the colors expected of fall foliage.

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What is a color map for fall foliage?
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On maps that indicate the approximate time when peak fall foliage is reached, yellow represents an earlier date, such as September, while red represents a later date, such as November. On maps that indicate what the current state of fall foliage is, yellow usually represents a partial change of color in the area's foliage, while the color red covers areas where peak fall foliage has occurred.

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