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    National Park South Dakota

Wildflowers - Rush Skeletonplant

Rush Skeletonplant, Skeletonweed, Prairie Pink - Lygodesmia juncea
Rush Skeletonplant, Skeletonweed, Prairie Pink - Lygodesmia juncea
NPS Photo by Jim Pisarowicz
 
Grazers will eat Rush Skeletonplant when it is young but as it matures toxic levels of nitrate can accumulate in the plant.

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Blue Flax

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