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    Wind Cave

    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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Prairie Dog Barking

Lewis and Clark, while on their journey up the Missouri River in 1804, noted that this "wild dog of the prairie...appears here in infinite numbers." More...