What of a pertinacity of a pliability of a poverty of a plant…. *
The plant in question is poverty weed, Baccharis neglecta, a shrub or slight tree that is not only pliable but pertinacious, springing up easily on desolate ground and quickly colonizing it. When I went to the prairie in northeast Austin on February 21st, I made poverty weed my priority, neglecting almost everything else yet finding no poverty of opportunities for photographs.
* If you’d like to see what the title of this post is parodying, you can click here.
© 2013 Steven Schwartzman