Look at the road sign in the background of the mystery photo. The road sign and the compass plant have something important in common. Yes, they are both yellow..........but there is something more.
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Early pioneers used this plant as a way of guiding them across the prairies. The lower leaves of the compass plant orient themselves north and south making it possible for the early traveler to get directions even on a cloudy day. Read more about the compass plant.