• 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?

A picture of Alvin McDonald in his caving hat.

Alvin McDonald was the first systematic explorer of Wind Cave. He explored the cave from 1890 until his death in 1893. More...