Haiku: A-choo!

The Common sneezeweed
Attracts bees and butterflies
Large showy flowers

Golden petals and red head Common sneezeweed
Golden petals and red headed Common sneezeweed

Haiku poem by PamelaWLucas 6/29/17

Inspirational photo of yellow sneezeweed by Veronica Sanchez 6/17

Red Common sneezeweed compliments of Pixabay

Allergy sufferers need not worry about being around sneezeweed.  Interesting that this flower has a history of use when crushed to make a form of snuff that caused sneezing. Fascinating!  Legend also says that these flowers sprang from the ground where Helen of Troy’s tears fell.

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