Wildflowers - Cowparsnip
Cowparsnip is eaten by all classes of livestock and grazing wildlife. THe stems, roots, and young leaves can be cooked and eaten, and the stems eaten raw like celery.
Did You Know?
Fire is an important factor in protecting the prairie. Historically, fires burned across the prairie every 4 to 7 years. Fires burn the small trees that would otherwise march across the prairie and turn the grasslands to forest.