• Wind Cave National Park - Two Worlds

    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.

Did You Know?

A picture of Alvin McDonald in his caving hat.

Alvin McDonald was the first systematic explorer of Wind Cave. He explored the cave from 1890 until his death in 1893. More...