Paloverde (Yellow)
Cercidium floridum, Pea family (Leguminosae)
Flowers: 5 crinkled petals, 4 pale yellow and 1 white, to 1/2" wide, with golden orange-tipped stamens.
Leaves: Yellow-green bark and leaves, made up of parallel rows of leaflets, to 3/4" long.
Height: Tree grows to 25' high.
Photographed May 8, in Superstition Mountain area.
Typically found on rocky hillsides and dry flat areas.