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    Wind Cave

    National Park South Dakota

Grasses - Buffalograss

Buffalograss - Ruchloe dactyloides
Buffalograss - Ruchloe dactyloides
NPS Photo by Jim Pisarowicz
Buffalograss is a very drought resistant grass and is a dominant short-grass of the western Plains. The Lakota name translates as "grass that sticks to people's clothes."

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Bull Elk

Elk were the most widely distributed member of the deer family in North America and spread from the Atlantic to the Pacific, from Mexico to northern Alberta. Elk began to disappear in the eastern United States in the early 1800s. More...