Oxalis is a tiny plant originally imported from Africa–and now found all over North America. Most garderners–present company included–generally regard it as a weed.

But what really is the difference between a plant and a weed? Up close like this, backlit by the sun, with emphasis provided by shadows, this “weed” is as beautiful as any designated “flower.”

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  1. […] ld Davis. View this photograph larger. In the great flower versus weed controversy, the oxalis gets my vote as a flower while the dandelion is clearly a weed. Clearly, the dandelion is beauti […]

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