• Wind Cave National Park - Two Worlds

    Wind Cave

    National Park South Dakota

Wildflowers - Sunflower

Sunflower, Annual Sunflower, Common Sunflower - Helianthus annuus
Sunflower, Annual Sunflower, Common Sunflower - Helianthus annuus
NPS Photo by Jim Pisarowicz
 
Historically, the seeds of the Sunflower, when roasted were eaten like peanuts. Sunflower seeds were a favorite food of the Plains Indians.

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Bull elk in the park.

A Rocky Mountain bull elk weighs between 700 - 800 pounds. Rocky Mountain elk were introduced to the park in 1914 and 1916. More...