• Wind Cave National Park - Two Worlds

    Wind Cave

    National Park South Dakota

Shrubs - Mountain Mahogany

Mountain Mahogany - Cercocarpus montanus
Mountain Mahogany - Cercocarpus montanus
NPS Photo by Jim Pisarowicz
 
Being a plant of the Southwest, Mountain Mahogany is generally found only in the southern end of the Black Hills. The seasoned wood is very hard and makes good firewood.

Did You Know?

American bison on the Wind Cave National Park prairie

The American bison is the largest terrestrial mammal in North America. Male bison can weigh a ton and can run 35 miles per hour. Do not approach bison. They weigh more and can outrun you. More...