• Wind Cave National Park - Two Worlds

    Wind Cave

    National Park South Dakota

Trees - Paper Birch

Paper Birch - Betula papyrifera
Paper Birch, Canoe Birch - Betula papyrifera
NPS Photo by Jim Pisarowicz
 
Wildfire is important for the establishment of Paper Birch stands but may also estroy established stands. In the autumn, stands of Paper Birch stand out as bright yellow.

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White Penstemon

White Penstemon is the most widespread penstemon or beardtongue in the Great Plains. The insides of the blossoms are bearded and often spotted with purple. More...