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    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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White Penstemon

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...