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The Lone Tree Exhibit

Graphic of North Dakota, a green dot showing the location of the National Grassland.Cedar River National Grassland
North Dakota

This lonely Plains cottonwood tree has found moisture to survive along a tributary that feeds into Cedar River.

By Kim Dolatta

Picture of a solitary plains cottonwood tree standing growing beside a small stream.