Grassland Plants of South Dakota and the Great Plains (Paperback)
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In this guide you will find portrait-quality photos and descriptions of many grassland plants. You will learn about their value to grazing animals and consequently to our nations food supply, their place as food and medicine for American Indians, and their importance as food and habitat for wildlife big and small. You will be amazed at their often overlooked beauty. Step out onto the prairie with this guide and discover these hidden gems of the grasslands for yourself.
From the back cover
Perhaps the only currently available field guide that describes the Sand Hills grassland type and identifies a great many of the plants there. It is also a very complete and beautiful book. The first 80 or so pages are devoted to grasses that are common to this area and the final 30 to woody plants and trees. Between are beautiful photos and descriptions the flowers we see all summer. Until Jon Farrar’s Wildflowers of Nebraska and the Great Plains returns, this book will have no equal for our area.