• Pipe Spring National Monument

    Pipe Spring

    National Monument Arizona

Oo-oop'

Wolfberry

Lycium Pallidum

Paiute people crushed the tart fruits of the wolfberry when they were ripe, adding water to make juice. Eaten raw, made into jam, or dried, oo-oop´ was a valuable trade item.

 

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.