Can you guess what this is?
Of course, you guessed a plant of
some type. The blooming palo verde tree is as much a harbinger of Spring in
Arizona as daffodils are in the East. I love how its golden blooms light up the
Here's the same palo verde a little further away.
a little further away still.
And now for your National Geographic moment,
palo verde is Spanish for green stick and is the official state tree of
Now hop on over here for some more moments of focus.