• Wind Cave National Park - Two Worlds

    Wind Cave

    National Park South Dakota

Seed Study - Ambrosia psilostachya

Ambrosia psilostachya - Western Ragweed

Ambrosia psilostachya - Western Ragweed

Species: Ambrosia psilostachya
Common name: western ragweed

Seedling identification: First leaves are tri-lobed and coarsely pubescent. Sharp outward pointing hairs line the leaf margin.

 

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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...