• Sunlight illuminates the top of historic Mission San José de Tumacácori church.

    Tumacácori

    National Historical Park Arizona

Honey mesquite

Honey mesquite, Prosopis glandulosa
 
Honey mesquite tree
Honey mesquite tree
Photo courtesy of Tarleton University
 
Honey mesquite leaves
Honey mesquite leaves
 
Honey mesquite flowers
Honey mesquite flowers
 
Honey mesquite pods
Honey mesquite pods

Did You Know?

Mountains above Rancho Arizona

Arizona takes its name from a ranch of the same name, meaning "the good oak tree" in Basque, established by Bernardo de Urrea in 1735 in the rugged, mountain country about forty miles southwest of Tumacácori.