• Wind Cave National Park - Two Worlds

    Wind Cave

    National Park South Dakota

Wildflowers - Groundplum Milkvetch

Groundplum milkvetch - Astragalus crassicarpus

Low-lying perennial with trailing branches, which produces purple flowers and fleshy fruits that are 1 inch in diameter. Fruits are watery and sweet with a taste similar to raw peas.

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...