• Pipe Spring National Monument

    Pipe Spring

    National Monument Arizona

Kwi´-uv

Scrub Live Oak

Quercus Turbinella

Acorns of this scrub live-oak were collected for food. The acorn meats were roasted, boiled, or ground into flour. Kwi´-uv provided a slow, longburning fuel in a region where hardwoods are scarce. Live-oak wood made tough bows.

 

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Pipe Spring Video

Pipe Spring National Monument has a new video! This video talks about the history and culture of the people who have utilized Pipe Spring: The Ancestral Puebloans, Kaibab Paiute, and the Mormon Pioneers. More...