• 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?

Bull elk in the park.

A Rocky Mountain bull elk weighs between 700 - 800 pounds. Rocky Mountain elk were introduced to the park in 1914 and 1916. More...