• Wind Cave National Park - Two Worlds

    Wind Cave

    National Park South Dakota

Wildflowers - Breadroot Scurfpea

Breadroot Scurfpea, Indian Breadroot, Indian turnip, Prairie Turnip, Prairie Potato - Psoralea esculenta, Pediomelum esculentum
Breadroot Scurfpea, Indian Breadroot, Indian Turnip, Prairie Turnip, Prairie Potato - Psoralea esculenta, Pediomelum esculentum
NPS Photo by Jim Pisarowicz
 
Breadroot Scurfpea was the most important vegetable in the diets of Northern Plains tribes. The Dakota and Lakota called it "tipsin."

Did You Know?

Sign used at Wind Cave in 1903 when the cave became a national park.

Wind Cave is the first cave in the world to be designated as a national park. That occurred on January 9, 1903.