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    Wind Cave

    National Park South Dakota

Wildflowers - Pinedrops

Pinedrops - Pterospora andromedea
Pinedrops - Pterospora andromedea
NPS Photo by Bob Herschy
Pinedrops is a saprophyte. Its roots contain mycorrhizal fungi which enable the plant to obtain sustenance from decaying matter in the soil.

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White Penstemon

White Penstemon is the most widespread penstemon or beardtongue in the Great Plains. The insides of the blossoms are bearded and often spotted with purple. More...