• Wind Cave National Park - Two Worlds

    Wind Cave

    National Park South Dakota

Wildflowers - Fringed Sagewort

Fringed Sagewort - Artemisia frigida
Fringed Sagewort, Woman's Sage - Artemisia frigida
NPS Photo by Jim Pisarowicz
 
Fringed Sagewort is an important winter food for deer and elk. It is probably the most widely distributed species of Artemisia.

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...