• 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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Littleleaf Pussytoes

Littleleaf pussytoes can vary in color by elevation. Generally at higher elevations the plant has deeply pink bracts. At lower elevations they are more commonly white. More...