Species Lists

close up of a lone multi stemmed plant with purple flowers, sitting on a bare rocky outcrop
A fuzzy-tongue penstemon (Penstemon eriantherus) clings to a rocky outcrop at Badlands National Park


Species lists are available from NPSpecies, the National Park Service's online database tool for documenting species occurrence within a park.

Any species list is always a work in progress; information changes over time as we learn more, and the absence of a species from a list doesn't necessarily mean the species is absent from a park.

Some taxonomic groups may not be fully inventoried and documented yet in NPSpecies, in which case the most up-to-date information may be available directly from a park.

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Last updated: August 20, 2018