Blue Palo Verde Photo Gallery
Can I eat Blue Palo Verde?
The plant's beans were used as a food source for Native American Tribes in the southwest.
Blue Palo Verde Habitat
Blue Palo Verde (Parkinsonia florida) is native to far southwestern United States and northwest Mexico. I can be found in valleys, grasslands and along desert foothills.
Blue Palo Verde Facts
Blue Palo Verde (Parkinsonia florida) is the State Tree of Arizona. The small tree is leafless most of the year, thus its blue-green branches perform photosynthesis. The tree has a variety of uses for Native Americans tribes including an important food source and wood for tools.