• Wind Cave National Park - Two Worlds

    Wind Cave

    National Park South Dakota

Trees - American Elm

American Elm - Ulmus americana
American Elm - Ulmus americana
NPS Photo by Jim Pisarowicz
 
The buds, flowers, and seeds of the American Elm are eaten by squirrels, grouse and other birds, rabbits and mice. Deer browse on the American Elm's leaves.

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.