• Wind Cave National Park - Two Worlds

    Wind Cave

    National Park South Dakota

Wildflowers - Clammyweed

Clammyweed - Polanisia dodecandra
Clammyweed - Polanisia dodecandra
NPS Photo by Jim Pisarowicz
 
Clammyweed has a rank odor due to fetid oils exuded from its clammy-like hairs. Grazing animals avoid this plant. Clammyweed is closely related to Rocky Mountain Beeplant.

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American bison on the Wind Cave National Park prairie

The American bison is the largest terrestrial mammal in North America. Male bison can weigh a ton and can run 35 miles per hour. Do not approach bison. They weigh more and can outrun you. More...