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    Wind Cave

    National Park South Dakota

Forbs and Shrubs - Prairie

Family Name

Bloom

Agave Small soapweed
Yucca glauca

May-Jun

Bean American vetch
Vicia americana

May-Jun

Black medic
Medicago lupulina

Apr-Nov

Leadplant
Amorpha canescens

May-Aug

Locoweed
Oxytropis campestris
O. lambertii

May-Aug

Lupine, Bluebonnet
Lupinus argenteus

Jun-Aug

Milkvetch
Astragalus bisulcatus
A. crassicarpus
A. missouriensis

Mar-Aug

Prairie clover
Dalea aurea
D. candida
D. purpurea

May-Sep

Prairie goldenpea
Thermopsis rhombifolia

Apr-Jun

Scurfpea
Psoralea argophylla
P. esculenta

May-Sep

Sweetclover
Melilotus alba
M. officinalis

May-Oct

Wild licorice
Glycyrrhiza lepidota

May-Aug

Bellflower Venus' looking glass
Triodanis leptocarpa

May-Jun

Borage False gromwell
Onosmodium molle

Jun-Jul

Cleft gromwell
Lithospermum incisum

Apr-Jun

Butte candle, Miner's candle
Cryptantha celosioides, C. bradburiana

May-Jul

Hound's tongue
Cynoglossum officinale

May-Jul

Broomrape Clustered broomrape
Orobanche fasciculata

Jun-Jul

Prairie broomrape
Orobanche ludoviciana

Jun-Jul

Buckwheat Buckwheat
Eriogonum annuum
E. flavum
E. pauciflorum

May-Sep

Buttercup Crowfoot, Buttercup
Ranunculus glaberrimus

Apr-Jun

Low larspur
Delphinium bicolor

Apr-Jul

Pasqueflower
Anemone patens

Apr-Jun

Cactus Plains prickly pear
Opuntia polycantha

May-Jun

Caper Clammyweed
Polanisia dodecandra

May-Oct

Rocky Mountain beeplant
Cleome serrulata

Jun-Aug

Cashew Poison ivy
Toxicodendron rydbergii

May-Sep

Skunkbush
Rhus aromatica

Apr-May

Dogbane Indian hemp, dogbane
Apocynum cannabinum

May-Sep

Evening Primrose Pale evening primrose
Oenothera albicaulis

Apr-Aug

Velvety gaura
Gaura parviflora

May-Oct

Scarlet gaura, Scarlet butterflyweed
Gaura coccinea

Jun-Aug

Yellow evening primrose
Calylophus serrulatus

May-Sep

Figwort Beardtongue
Penstemon albidus
P. gracilis
P. grandiflorus

Apr-Aug

Narrowleaf penstemon
Penstemon angustifolius

Jun-Aug

Blue-eyed Mary
Collinsia parviflora

Apr-Jun

Butter-and-eggs
Linaria vulgaris

Jun-Aug

Woolly mullein
Verbascum thapsus

Jun-Jul

Gentian Downy gentian, Prairie gentian
Gentiana puberulenta

Aug-Sep

Goosefoot Goosefoot
Chenopodium album
C. gigantospermum
C. berlandieri

Apr-Sep

Poverty weed
Monolepsis nuttalliana

Apr-Sep

Grape Virginia creeper
Parthenocissus quinquefolia

May-Jul

Honeysuckle Western snowberry
Symphoricarpos occidentalis

Jun-Aug

White coralberry
Symphoricarpos albus

Jun-Jul

Iris Mountain blue-eyed grass
Sisyrinchium montanum

May-Jul

Legume Lambert crazyweed, Purple locoweed
Oxytropis lambertii

May-Jul

Lily Wild onion
Allium cernuum
A. geyeri
A. textile

May-Jul

Star Lily
Leucocrinum montanum

Apr-Jun

Gunnison's mariposa lily
Calochortus gunnisonii

Jun-Aug

Mallow Scarlet globemallow, Red false mallow, Cowboy's delight
Sphaeralcea coccinea

Apr-Aug

Mint Wild Bergamot, Horsemint, Beebalm
Monarda fistulosa

Jul-Aug

Morningglory Bush morningglory
Ipomoea leptophylla

May-Jul

Nightshade Buffalo bur
Solanum rostratum

May-Oct

Groundcherry
Physalis longifolia
P. virginiana

May-Sep

Parsley Cymopterus
Cymopterus montanus

Mar-May

Narrow-leaved musineon
Musineon tenuifolium

May-Sep

Pigweed Pigweed
Amaranthus graecizans
A. retroflexus

Jul-Oct

Pink Mouse-ears
Cerastium vulgatum

Apr-Oct

Prairie chickweed, Field chickweed
Cerastium arvense

May-Jun

Plantain Wooly plantain
Plantago patagonica

May-Aug

Polemonium Collomia linearis
Collomia linearis

Apr-Aug

Phlox
Phlox alyssifolia
P. hoodii

Apr-Aug

Poppy Prickly poppy
Bluestem Pricklypoppy
Argemone polyanthemos

May-Sep

Primrose Rock jasmine
Androsace occidentalis

Mar-Jun

Rose Chokecherry
Prunus virginiana

Apr-May

Cinquefoil
Potentilla hippiana
P. pensylvanica

Jun-Aug

Northern hawthorn
Crataegus rotundifolia

May-Jun

Prairie smoke
Geum triflorum

Apr-Jun

Wild plum
Prunus americana

Apr-May

Rush Wiregrass
Juncus dudleyi

May-Sep

Spiderwort Common or Bracted spiderwort
Tradescantia bracteata

May-Aug

Spurge Spurge
Euphorbia dentata
E. esula
E. stictospora

Jun-Oct

Snow-on-the-Mountain
Euphorbia marginata

Jun-Sep

Stickleaf Tenpetal blazingstar, Eveningstar, Chalklily, Tenpetal mentzelia
Mentzelia decapetala
Stonecrop Stonecrop
Sedum lanceolatum

Jun-Aug

Sunflower Blackeyed Susan
Rudbeckia hirta

May-Sep

Blue, Smooth aster
Aster laevis

Aug-Oct

Curlycup gumweed
Grindelia squarrosa

Jul-Oct

Cutleaf ironplant
Haplopapus spinulosus

May-Sep

Dotted gayfeather
Liatris punctata

Jul-Oct

False boneset
Kuhnia eupatorioides

Aug-Oct

Prairie groundsel
Senecio plattensis

False Dandelion
Agoseris glauca

Apr-Jun

Fetid marigold
Dyssodia papposa

Jul-Sep

Field sowthistle
Sonchus arvensis

Jul-Sep

Fleabane
Erigeron glabellus
Erigeron philadelphicus

Jun-Jul

Low fleabane
Erigeron pumilus

May-Jun

Goat chickory
Agoseris glauca

May-Jun

Golden aster
Chrysopsis villosa

Jul-Sep

Goldenrod
Solidago canadensis
S. missouriensis
S. nemoralis

Jul-Oct

Purple coneflower
Echinacea angustifolia

Jun-Jul

Upright Prairie-coneflower
Ratibida columnifera

Jun-Sep

Pussytoes
Antennaria microphylla
A. parviflora

May-Jul

Wavyleaf False-dandelion
Microseris cuspidata

Apr-May

Sagewort
Artemisia filifolia
A. frigida
A. ludoviciana
A. dracunculus

Jun-Oct

Skeletonweed
Lygodesmia juncea

Jun-Sep

Stemless Hymenoxys, Butte Marigold
Hymemoxys acaulis, (Tetraneuris acaulis)

May-Aug

Snakeweed
Gutierrezia sarothrae

Aug-Oct

Spotted knapweed
Centaurea maculosa

May-Sep

Spreading fleabane
Conyza ramosissima

Jun-Sep

Sunflower
Helianthus annuus
H. rigidus

Jul-Oct

Thelesperma
Thelesperma megapotamicum

May-Sep

Thistle
Cirsium arvense
C. undulatum

May-Sep

Fringed sagewort
Artemisia frigida

Aug-Oct

Western ragweed
Ambrosia psilostachya

Jun-Oct

Western salsify
Tragopogon dubius

May-Jun

Western yarrow
Achillea millefolium

May-Oct

Verbena Wooly verbena
Hoary vervain
Verbena stricta

May-Sep

Violet Prairie violet
Viola pedatifida

Apr-Jun

Yellow prairie violet
Viola nuttallii

May-Jun

Waterleaf Waterpod
Ellisia nyctelea

May-Jul

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