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    Wind Cave

    National Park South Dakota

Wildflowers - American Licorice

American Licorice, Wild Licorice - Glycyrrhiza lepidota
American Licorice, Wild Licorice - Glycyrrhiza lepidota
NPS Photo by Jim Pisarowicz
 
Early settlers recognized American Licorice as being similar to European Licorice (G. glabra). The plant was widely used by American Indians for food and medicine.

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Star Lily

The Star Lilly (Leucocrinum montanum) has several common names including sand lily, sage lily, mountain lily, wild tuberose, and Star-of-Bethlehem. The word Leucocrinum comes from Greek meaning "white lily." More...