Name That Tree
This woman raised in the Midwest and living in Colorado for 50 years had no idea what kind of tree this is. At first glance I thought someone had climbed up and wired carnation blossoms to the limbs.
Buds of the tree in question.
Enlightenment came from a docent at Tumacacori National Historical Park in southern Arizona.
It’s a pomegranate tree, introduced into North America by Spanish settlers in 1769. No fooling!