Native American Name
Lygodesmia juncea is a(n) perennial herb, which grows 10 cm to 50 cm in height. This species is commonly found from low to mid elevations throught th Black Hills area. It is also found in dry grasslands, sagebrush steppes, and open pine woodland areas. The leaves are sparse, narrow, and tapered to the tip. The lower ones are linear, reduced, and scale-like upward. Lygodesmia juncea has pink to lavender, sometimes whitish, flowers that bloom from June to August.