• Wind Cave National Park - Two Worlds

    Wind Cave

    National Park South Dakota

Grasses - Blue Grama

Blue Grama - Bouteloua gracilis
Blue Grama - Bouteloua gracilis
NPS Photo by Jim Pisarowicz
 
Blue grama is a principal species of the shortgrass and mixed grass prairie. Blue grama is good forage that cures well for winter grazing.

Did You Know?

Bull elk in the park.

A Rocky Mountain bull elk weighs between 700 - 800 pounds. Rocky Mountain elk were introduced to the park in 1914 and 1916. More...