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    Wind Cave

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Grasses - Sideoats Grama

Sideoats Grama - Bouteloua curtipendula
Sideoats Grama - Bouteloua curtipendula
NPS Photo by Jim Pisarowicz
 
Sideoat Grama, like other grama grasses, has its oat-like seeds hanging downward in two rows along the stem. It has an early season growing period and another growth in early fall.

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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...