If only that were true. It's a misnomer that Kansas is flat and lacking foliage. Right now, we're in June Bug season with up to 100% humidity. The further west you go, you start to climb, with the westernmost town (Kanorado) at 3907 feet. But over here on the eastern side, elevation is 1,093.
It's a great and beautiful state, don't get me wrong, but it's not exactly like The Wizard of Oz might have you believe