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    Wind Cave

    National Park South Dakota

Wildflowers - White Prairie Aster

White Prairie Aster, Cluster Aster, Aster falcatus, A commutatus, A. ericoides, A. multiflorus
White Prairie Aster, Cluster Aster, Aster falcatus, A commutatus, A. ericoides, A. multiflorus
NPS Photo by Jim Pisarowicz
 
White Prairie Aster is a representative of the Multiflori complex of asters. These asters are not generally grazed but deer and pronghorn occasionally eat them.

Did You Know?

Bull elk in the park.

A Rocky Mountain bull elk weighs between 700 - 800 pounds. Rocky Mountain elk were introduced to the park in 1914 and 1916. More...