Wildflowers - Meadow Deathcamas
Meadow deathcamas is regarded as the most toxic of the deathcamas species. An alkaloid is the toxic substance, producing symptoms akin to cyanide poisoning. Poisoning most often happens to sheep who graze in infested areas early in the growing season.
Did You Know?
Winds caused by changes in barometric pressure are what give Wind Cave its name. These winds have been measured at the cave's walk-in entrance at over 70 mph. The winds at the natural entrance of the cave attracted the attention of Native Americans and early settlers.