Grasses - Little Blue Stem
Little Bluestem is not usually noticed until after a frost when the plant becomes a warm bronze color. Although grazed, animals at times avoid the grass being repelled by it coarse, dried stems. This leaves Little Bluestem tall enough to be important nesting cover for grouse.
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A Rocky Mountain bull elk weighs between 700 - 800 pounds. Rocky Mountain elk were introduced to the park in 1914 and 1916. More...