Smokepipe Vegetables are strange, tuber-like plants that grow in the harsh conditions of Alvalpa, the fire country. They have evolved to withstand the harsh fire storms of their


A Smokepipe Vegetable, seen here uprooted.

environment by growing mostly underground. They at first look like small pipes that stick out of the ground, and emit puffs of smoke every so often. If unearthed, however, it can be seen that they are in reality bundles of pipes in the shape of a large ball about a foot in diameter. The pipes are covered in a smooth, cotton-like material, with occasional holes in it. The whole thing is soaked in Smokepipe juice, a black fluid highly valued by Alvalpians for its medicinal purposes. Because of this, the Smokepipe Vegetable is a common crop in Alvalpa.