• 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?

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...