• Wind Cave National Park - Two Worlds

    Wind Cave

    National Park South Dakota

Wildflowers - Hairy Goldaster

Hairy Goldaster - Chrysopsis villosa, Heterotheca villosa
Hairy Goldaster - Chrysopsis villosa, Heterotheca villosa
NPS Photo by Jim Pisarowicz
 

Hairy Goldaster was burned by the Cheyenne as incense to dispell evil spirits.

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Bull elk in the park.

A Rocky Mountain bull elk weighs between 700 - 800 pounds. Rocky Mountain elk were introduced to the park in 1914 and 1916. More...