• Wind Cave National Park - Two Worlds

    Wind Cave

    National Park South Dakota

Wildflowers - White Penstemon

White Penstemon, White Beardtongue, Penstemon albidus
White Penstemon, White Beardtongue - Penstemon albidus
NPS Photo by Jim Pisarowicz
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.

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.