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Badlands National Park

Located in southwest South Dakota is the beautiful and fascinating terrain of Badlands National Park. This park encompasses 381 square miles (987 square km) of colorful, jagged hills that decorate one of the largest remaining mixed-grass prairies in the United States. Situated … Continue reading

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Random Plant: Snow on the mountain

Snow on the mountain (Euphorbia marginata, Euphorbiaceae) is an interesting and attractive annual that is native to the Great Plains. Here it is most often encountered on dry slopes, near prairie dog towns, and in other open areas where competing vegetation … Continue reading

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