• 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.

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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...