• Wind Cave National Park - Two Worlds

    Wind Cave

    National Park South Dakota

Wildflowers - Stemless Hymenoxys

Stemless Hymenoxys, Butte Marigold - Hymemoxys acaulis, (Tetraneuris acaulis)
Stemless Hymenoxys, Butte Marigold -  Hymemoxys acaulis (Tetraneuris acaulis)
NPS Photo by Jim Pisarowicz
 
The scientific name for the Stemless Hymenoxys is Hymemoxys acaulis. Acaulis means "stemless" and referes to the leafless stalks which bear the flower heads.

Did You Know?

Sign used at Wind Cave in 1903 when the cave became a national park.

Wind Cave is the first cave in the world to be designated as a national park. That occurred on January 9, 1903.