• Wind Cave National Park - Two Worlds

    Wind Cave

    National Park South Dakota

Trees - Boxelder

Boxelder - Acer negundo
Box Elder - Acer negundo
NPS Photo by Jim Pisarowicz
The fruit of the Boxelder is eaten by birds, squirrels, and deer. Boxelder wood burns hot and long and is desirable for cooking.

Did You Know?

Stemless Hymenoxys

The scientific name for the Stemless Hymenoxys is Hymemoxys acaulis. Acaulis means "stemless" and referes to the leafless stalks which bear the flower heads. More...