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    Wind Cave

    National Park South Dakota

Wind Cave Room - Cactus Patch

Cactus Patch
Cactus Patch
NPS Photo by Jim Pisarowicz
 

Discovered by Bob Kobza, Shaun Larson, and Jim Pisarowicz on December 9, 1987. This passage is coated with aragonite frostwork. The sharp needles of the frostwork made the cavers think that they were traveling through a "cactus patch".

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Star Lily

The Star Lilly (Leucocrinum montanum) has several common names including sand lily, sage lily, mountain lily, wild tuberose, and Star-of-Bethlehem. The word Leucocrinum comes from Greek meaning "white lily." More...