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    Wind Cave

    National Park South Dakota

Wildflowers - Common Dandelion

Common Dandelion - Taraxacum officinale
Common Dandelion - Taraxacum officinale
NPS Photo by Jim Pisarowicz
 
The Dandelion was intentionally brought to the "New World" for its food and medical values. The flowers are excellent for the production of honey.

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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...