• 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.

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Bull Elk

Elk were the most widely distributed member of the deer family in North America and spread from the Atlantic to the Pacific, from Mexico to northern Alberta. Elk began to disappear in the eastern United States in the early 1800s. More...