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Silphium  spp. of Northwest indiana

A member of the Aster family (Asteraceae), different species of these tall sunflower-like plants are an important part of the ecosystems to Northwest Indiana. 

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The mission of Save the Dunes is to preserve, protect and restore the Indiana dunes and all natural resources in Northwest Indiana’s Lake Michigan Watershed for an enhanced quality of life.

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