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Wildflowers - Leadplant

Leadplant - Amorpha canescens
Leadplant - Amorpha canescens
NPS Photo by Jim Pisarowicz
 
Leadplant is primarily a tallgrass prairie species. The name "leadplant" comes from the gray color of the leaves.

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Prairie Dog Barking

Lewis and Clark, while on their journey up the Missouri River in 1804, noted that this "wild dog of the prairie...appears here in infinite numbers." More...