• Wind Cave National Park - Two Worlds

    Wind Cave

    National Park South Dakota

Wildflowers - Field Bindweed

Field Bindweed, Creeping Jenny -Convolvulus arvensis
Field Bindweed, Creeping Jenny - Convolvulus arvensis
NPS Photo by Jim Pisarowicz
 
Field Bindweed in considered by many as the most troublesome weed in the croplands of the Great Plains. It is generally less of a problem in undisturbed areas.

Did You Know?

fire on the prairie

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.