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Grasses - Canada Wild Rye

Canada Wild Rye - Elymus canadensis
Canada Wild Rye - Elymus canadensis
NPS Photo by Jim Pisarowicz
 
Canada Wild Rye is good forage prior to flowering. The Lakota name for Canada Wild Rye means "makes mouth of buffalo cow gray."

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White Penstemon

White Penstemon is the most widespread penstemon or beardtongue in the Great Plains. The insides of the blossoms are bearded and often spotted with purple. More...