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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.

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Star Lily

The Star Lilly (Leucocrinum montanum) has several common names including sand lily, sage lily, mountain lily, wild tuberose, and Star-of-Bethlehem. The word Leucocrinum comes from Greek meaning "white lily." More...