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Common Flowering Plants (Forbs) of South Dakota

Updated October 17, 2022
Krista Ehlert

Krista Ehlert

Assistant Professor & SDSU Extension Range Specialist

Written collaboratively by Krista Ehlert, Lora Perkins, Bret Lang and Gabrielle (Gabi) Bolwerk

There is an abundance of plant life in South Dakota and the Northern Great Plains. Knowing what plants are in your pastures and rangelands can influence grazing management decisions, and ultimately impact animal performance.