Black Hills Wildflowers

 

Wood LilyWild BergamontSpreading DogbaneTwinflowerSensitive FernRichardsod's GeraniumMale FernBlanket FlowerDrummond's ThistleBlackeyed Susan

 

 

The Black Hills is often seen as ecological crossroads, with plant communities representative of the Rocky Mountains, Great Plains, northern boreal forests, and eastern deciduous forests. This wide variety of habitats in turn supports a diverse collection of plant species. The Black Hills is home to over 1500 plant species, 17 of which are regionally designated as sensitive species.

Interested in learning more about Black Hills native plants?  Check out the following links for photos and habitat information for some of the common wildflowers you might find blooming at different times of the growing season.





https://www.fs.usda.gov/detail/blackhills/learning/nature-science/?cid=STELPRDB5063011