Wildflowers - Russian Thistle
Russian Thistle seeds are spread as the mature planets break off at ground level. The wind then blows the plant around as a tumbleweed, spreading the Russian Thistle's seeds. Russian Thistle was introduced in the late 1800s from Russia.
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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...