• Wind Cave National Park - Two Worlds

    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?

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...