Bad as they are, dandelions still are very interesting photographic subjects. Here the reference to ‘global’ is obviously to their round floral shape.
My apologies to allergy sufferers who feel itchy noses after looking at this picture. When I drove past this scene, I knew that I had to take a picture. Car in reverse and parked on roadside. Luckily at 6:45 AM there was no traffic. Best seen in larger format. (iPhone)