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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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Field Milkvetch

The Field Milkvetch has a colorful flower which is often overlooked because it tends to grow hidden in the grass. Color can vary to reddish-purple. More...