• Pipe Spring National Monument

    Pipe Spring

    National Monument Arizona

Alkali Sacaton

Alkali Sacaton
Alkali Sacaton
NPS
 
Alkali Sacaton is a perennial bunchgrass 20 to 60 inches tall Flowering occurs from May to October. Seed clusters have a branching pyramidal shape. This grass can be found at elevations from 1500 to 7500 feet.
 

Did You Know?

James Whitmore, and the Pipe Spring Longhorns of today, Whit and Tess

James Whitmore brought 400 longhorns with him from Texas to Utah in the 1850s. On April 13, 1863, Whitmore received a land certificate for a 160-acre tract, which included Pipe Spring.