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    National Park South Dakota

Grasses - Switchgrass

Switchgrass - Panicum virgatum
Switchgrass - Panicum virgatum
NPS Photo by Jim Pisarowicz
 
Switchgrass is one of the principal grasses of the tall grass prairie. It grows in large bunches spreading by creeping rhizomes.

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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...