• Wind Cave National Park - Two Worlds

    Wind Cave

    National Park South Dakota

Wildflowers - Buffalobur

Buffalobur - Solanum rostratum
Buffalobur - Solanum rostratum
NPS Photo by Jim Pisarowicz
The many spines on the Buffalobur discourage grazing. The Buffalobur is in the Nightshade Family and several closely related species are very poisonous (i.e. Black Nightshade, S. nigrum).

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