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    Wind Cave

    National Park South Dakota

Wildflowers - Black Medic

Black Medic - Medicago lupulina
Black Medic - Medicago lupulina
NPS Photo by Jim Pisarowicz
 
Black Medic is most inacessible to grazing animals because it grows so low to the ground. Upland game birds and waterfowl may eat its seeds.

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Bull elk in the park.

A Rocky Mountain bull elk weighs between 700 - 800 pounds. Rocky Mountain elk were introduced to the park in 1914 and 1916. More...