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    Wind Cave

    National Park South Dakota

Grasses - Squirreltail

Squirreltail - Elymus elymoides, Sitanion hystrix
Squirreltail - Elymus elymoides, Sitanion hystrix
NPS Photo by Jim Pisarowicz
 
Squirreltail is often found in areas of dry, often thin, rock soil of mixed grass prairie.

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Prairie Dog Barking

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