Wikipedia says that Caesalpinia pulcherrima is a species of flowering plant in the pea family It’s also known as “peacock flower,” and it’s the national flower of Barbados. The seeds are edible before maturity, but otherwise poisonous.
When the long shadows Point due west, I hear ancient Hohokam Voices whispering, “Summer is almost over.”
While going down an unrelated rabbit hole, I stumbled upon a post at The History Tourist that included an entertaining image and story of life in the Arizona Territory, reproduced from a display at the Arizona State Capitol. The display reads, PANTS TREE One Phoenix City Ordinance declared it a misdemeanor for a Native American […]