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    Wind Cave

    National Park South Dakota

Wildflowers - Fetid Marigold

Fetid Marigold - Dyssodia papposa
Fetid Marigold - Dyssodia papposa
NPS Photo by Jim Pisarowicz
 
The strong odor of the Fetid Marigold keeps most large grazers from eating it; although prairie dogs will eat the plant.

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Star Lily

The Star Lilly (Leucocrinum montanum) has several common names including sand lily, sage lily, mountain lily, wild tuberose, and Star-of-Bethlehem. The word Leucocrinum comes from Greek meaning "white lily." More...