• Wind Cave National Park - Two Worlds

    Wind Cave

    National Park South Dakota

Wildflowers - Tumblemustard

Tumblemustard, Tumbling Mustard - Sisymbrium altissimum
Tumblemustard, Tumbling Mustard - Sisymbrium altissimum
NPS Photo by Jim Pisarowicz
 
The Tumblemustard disperses its seeds by breaking off and tumbling in the wind. Prairie tribes and pioneers used the Tumblemustard seeds to flavor food.

Did You Know?

Porcupine in tree

Porcupine babies are called porcupettes. When they are born they have 15,000 quills. Porcupettes are born in the spring and, lucky for mom, the quills are soft. They can climb trees within an hour of birth. More...