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Wind Cave Room - Bleeding Heart

Bleeding Heart
Bleeding Heart
NPS Photo by Belfore
 
A flowstone deposit which has been stained red by iron minerals. A pool is associated with it. The area where the Bleeding Heart is located was mapped in December of 1971 by John Scheltens, Chris Hill, and Andy Flurkey.

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Stemless Hymenoxys

The scientific name for the Stemless Hymenoxys is Hymemoxys acaulis. Acaulis means "stemless" and referes to the leafless stalks which bear the flower heads. More...