• Wind Cave National Park - Two Worlds

    Wind Cave

    National Park South Dakota

Wildflowers - Cleft Gromwell

Cleff Gromwell - Lithospermum incisium
Cleft Gromwell, Puccoon - Lithospermum incisium
NPS Photo by Gail Cruse
Cleft Gromwell develops a hard, whitened fruit later in the summer. The generic name Lithosperum means "stoneseed."

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...