• Pipe Spring National Monument

    Pipe Spring

    National Monument Arizona

Rice Grass

Indian Ricegrass
Indian Ricegrass
Ricegrass is a perennial bunchgrass 8 to 30 inches tall. It grows in the spring. Flowering occurs April to June. The seeds were ground up into a type of flour by the Paiute and other Native American Tribes. The elevation range is 2000 to 7000 feet.

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The SS Pipe Spring, a tanker built during World War II.

During World War II a series of tankers were built and named after, among other things, national parks and monuments. This is the SS Pipe Spring. More...