• Pipe Spring National Monument

    Pipe Spring

    National Monument Arizona

Opeev'

Opeev´(Buffaloberries)

NPS

Shepherdia Rotundifolia

Buffaloberries can be sweet or tart.
Floating them in water is the test.
Tart fruit floats but the sweet berries
sink. Opeev' berries are eaten fresh or
dried and then boiled when needed.


 

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.