• 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.

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.