Do You Notice Very Tiny Wildflower “Weeds”?

[caption id="attachment_29051" align="alignright" width="480"] Elephant's Foot, E. Tomentosus. Image by Author [/caption]Elephantopus tomentosus, an aster, is a lovely, if tiny, U.S. wildflower. But it is not the only miniature beauty among the wildflowers. Blue Curls - A Truly Beautiful Wildflower "Weed" It is outclassed (for me) by Trichostema dichotomum or Blue Curls. In fact, there are many attractive tiny wildflowers. Some are even more beautiful than their larger cousins. Sadly, most consider them mere weeds – mower fodder. Elephant's Foot E. tomentosus is commonly known as "Elephant's Foot". Is elephant's foot really a weed? Well, yes. After all the definition of a weed is, "anything that grows where it is not wanted". An orchid can be a weed. [caption id="attachment_29057" align="alignright" width="400"] Blue Curls Image © Arthur Haines, Native Plant…
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