Mustard Flower

Mustard flower at San Dieguito River Park, San Diego, California, USA.

Mustard Flower — San Dieguito River Park, Rancho Bernardo, CA. April 2011.

This is actually an invasive species, most likely Brassica nigra (Black Mustard). Every time I walk along a trail that is infested with the damn mustard I curse it (because it out-competes native plants). Then I look at this photo, and it’s always an interesting experience when the negative thoughts collide with the pleasing visuals…

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