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    National Park South Dakota

Grasses - Red Threeawn

Red Threeawn - Aristida purpurea
Red Threeawn - Aristida purpurea, A. fendleriana, A. longiseta
NPS Photo by Jim Pisarowicz
 
Red Threeawn is not a favorite of grazing animals. The sharp-tipped florets and abrasive awns can cause injury ot the mouths of grazing animals.

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Star Lily

The Star Lilly (Leucocrinum montanum) has several common names including sand lily, sage lily, mountain lily, wild tuberose, and Star-of-Bethlehem. The word Leucocrinum comes from Greek meaning "white lily." More...