• Wind Cave National Park - Two Worlds

    Wind Cave

    National Park South Dakota

Seed Study - Solidago missouriensis

Species: Solidago missouriensis
Common name: prairie goldenrod


Solidago missouriensis – prairie goldenrod
Average number of good seeds per gram bulk matter: 1278
Average number of good seeds per gram cleaned: 7762
Commercial estimates of seeds per gram: n.m.
Percent seed: n.m.
Percent live: n.m.
Collection dates: November 8 and 12
Collection effort: 31 grams in 2 person hours
Collection notes: Easy to collect large amounts.
Cleaning notes: Bulk measurement is as it comes off of the plant often with involucres and bracts. Clean seed was full (not flat) seeds with fluff.

Did You Know?

Sign used at Wind Cave in 1903 when the cave became a national park.

Wind Cave is the first cave in the world to be designated as a national park. That occurred on January 9, 1903.