Badlands are a type of dry terrain where softer sedimentary rocks and clay-rich soils have been extensively eroded by wind and water. They are characterized by steep slopes, minimal vegetation, loose, brittle soils and high drainage density. Canyons, ravines,…
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Beargrass (Xerophyllum tenax) is the official flower of Glacier National Park. Closely related to the lily family, this luxuriant plant thrives in post-wildfire habitats and is often one of the first plants to recolonize. Rhizomes of the plant are able…
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Cut Bank Ridge

Cut Bank Ridge is the high ridge south of the main portion of Cut Bank Valley. Easily reached via the clear cut along the border between Glacier and the Blackfeet Nation, Cut Bank Ridge is host to amazing meadows filled…
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