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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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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...