• Pipe Spring National Monument

    Pipe Spring

    National Monument Arizona

Spike Dropseed

Spike Dropseed
Spike Dropseed
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Spike Dropseed is a perennial bunchgrass that grows as tall as 48 inches. It grows during the late spring through the fall. Flowering occurs from June to October It has a dense contracted spike like seed cluster. It’s typical elevation range is 2500 to 6500 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.