Sour Sob by Elaine Teague

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Canon 7D, Canon EF100mm f/2.8L Macro IS USM*
Taken in my backyard in Bridgetown, Western Australia.
I hate this stuff. It is the biggest pest in my garden and extremely difficult to exterminate.

“Indigenous to South Africa, Oxalis pes-caprae, the ‘Bermuda buttercup’, is a highly invasive species and noxious weed in many other parts of the world, including the United States (particularly coastal California), Europe, Israel and Australia. The plant has a reputation for being very difficult to eliminate once it has spread over an area of land. The weed propagates largely through its underground bulbs and this is one reason why it is so difficult to eradicate, as pulling up the stems leaves the bulbs behind. Soil in which the plant has grown is generally filled with small bulbs. Another reason is that the seeds are tiny, hard, and sticky when ejected from the follicle. If they stick to an animal or vehicle, they may be carried far without detection (Africa).”
Source: wikipedia

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Thank you for looking at my work. I use a Canon 450D and 7D with Canon and Tamron lenses. Some of my work is manipulated in software, often using textures and sometimes blending with 2 or more images.

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  • Valerie Anne Kelly
    Valerie Anne K...about 2 years ago

  • Thanks heaps Val and a Happy New Year to you. xx

    – Elaine Teague

  • vic321
    vic321about 2 years ago

    Gorgeous !

  • Thanks so much.

    – Elaine Teague

  • kalaryder
    kalaryderabout 2 years ago

    Me too, but they are pretty

  • I suppose they are, but I do get paranoid about those yellow faces staring at me.

    – Elaine Teague

    JOSEPHMAZZUCCOabout 2 years ago

    wonderful against that dark background, Elaine.. classic and beautiful + fav !

  • Thanks Joseph. Shame they are such a pesty weed. One or two would be great, but they arrive en masse each season.

    – Elaine Teague

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