• 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.
 

Did You Know?

Petroglyphs near Pipe Spring National Monument.

Petroglyphs are pictures or symbols pecked into rock and pictographs are pictures or symbols painted on rock.