18th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Mobile
Weed or a living fossil?

While some US states classify Loosestrife as a noxious weed, the fossilized pollen of this species has been dated as old as 82 million year ago, leaving me in a horns of a dilemna; to support the horticulturist or the conservationist?

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 07.2020
Date Uploaded: 11.2020
Photo Location: None, United States of America
Camera: SM-G930VC
Copyright: © Basudev Chowdhury