• Pipe Spring National Monument

    Pipe Spring

    National Monument Arizona




Datura Wrightii

Paiute people used the dark green leaves of datura, crushed as a poultice, to treat sores and swelling. This traditional medicinal plant was chewed to reduce toothache pain, as well as induce visions. Datura is highly poisonous.


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Longhorn steer at Pipe Spring National Monument

Texas Longhorns have their own built-in heating and cooling system. Their huge horns are filled with blood vessels that dilate or constrict, depending on whether the cattle need to be warm or cool. More...