• Wind Cave National Park - Two Worlds

    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.

Did You Know?

Porcupine in tree

Porcupine babies are called porcupettes. When they are born they have 15,000 quills. Porcupettes are born in the spring and, lucky for mom, the quills are soft. They can climb trees within an hour of birth. More...