|A peaceful place to sit and watch the flowers © SB|
- An old bench, its blue paint peeling and wood bleached gray.
- Sunset glowing on the tree trunks behind.
- In front, a swath of bright yellow and white daisies.
Sit, relax, and contemplate peace — and death in the Oxeye Daisies. For these innocent looking wildflowers present high risks for the unwary.
Consider, for example, the fate of the fly that does not notice a pale white spider camouflaged against this Oxeye Daisy's white ray florets...
|Fly captured by spider in Oxeye Daisy © SB|
|Oxeye Daisy Deathtrap © SB|
|White and yellow ray and disk florets of Oxeye Daisies. |
These are introduced plants, i.e., not native,
and can be somewhat invasive. ©SB
Prairie Wildflower: Oxeye Daisy
Location: Near Muenster, Saskatchewan, Canada.
Photo Date: July 4-7, 2015.