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    Wind Cave

    National Park South Dakota

Grasses - Smooth Bromegrass

Smooth Bromegrass - Bromus inermis
Smooth Bromegrass, Smooth Brome - Bromus inermis
NPS Photo by Jim Pisarowicz
 
Introduced strains of Smooth Bromegrass, when it becomes established, can eliminate native grasses and many forbs. This is because Smooth Bromegrass developes a dense sod which can crowd out other plants.

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Stemless Hymenoxys

The scientific name for the Stemless Hymenoxys is Hymemoxys acaulis. Acaulis means "stemless" and referes to the leafless stalks which bear the flower heads. More...