Archive for the ‘Green Stick Tree’ Tag

Palo Verde Blossoms   1 comment

Palo Verde Blossoms — Image by kenne

Interesting Facts About the Palo Verde Tree:

— The Arizona state tree

— The name in Spanish means “green stick”

— Can live to be over 100 years old

— Can grow up to 30 feet

— Cause few or no allergy symptoms

— The flowers and seeds are edible

— The primary nursing plant for baby saguaros

 

Color The “Green Stick” Yellow   1 comment

Pala Verde (1 of 1) Art blog framedPalo Verde Tree In Bloom In Sabino Canyon — Image by kenne

Called the green stick tree
Spring changes this desert plant,
Color it yellow.

— kenne

Walking Down The Yellow-Tree Road   3 comments

Images by kenne

The Yellow-Tree Road

Resembling

diminutive fires;

blooming

on green sticks (Palo Verde);

setting

the desert a glow;

converging

roads in a sea of yellow;

alluring

sweet winds;

moving

desert naturalness;

knowing

the road less traveled.

kenne

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