• 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.

Did You Know?

Prairie Dog Barking

Lewis and Clark, while on their journey up the Missouri River in 1804, noted that this "wild dog of the prairie...appears here in infinite numbers." More...