Paloverde (Blue)
Cercidium floridum, Pea family (Leguminosae)
Flowers: 5 crinkled yellow petals, to 1" long, with orange-tipped stamens.
Leaves: Blue-green bark and leaves, made up of parallel rows of leaflets, to 1 1/2" long.
Height: Tree grows to 30' high.
Photographed April 3, in Superstition Mountain area.
Typically found along desert washes, and in areas which retain ground water.