• Wind Cave National Park - Two Worlds

    Wind Cave

    National Park South Dakota

Grasses - Foxtail Barley

Foxtail Barley - Hordeum jubatum
Foxtail Barley - Hordeum jubatum
NPS Photo by Jim Pisarowicz
The Lakota called this grass "fluffy light-colored grass" and "tickle face."

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Porcupine in tree

Porcupine babies are called porcupettes. When they are born they have 15,000 quills. Porcupettes are born in the spring and, lucky for mom, the quills are soft. They can climb trees within an hour of birth. More...