There's also a species called "Desert Museum" Mar 29, 2016 Facebook Twitter Email Buy Now Palo Verde in Bloom against the Catalina Mountains in Tucson, AZ. Photo taken Thursday, April 2, 2015. Photo by Ron Medvescek, Arizona Daily Star. Ron Medvescek / Arizona Daily Star Facebook Twitter Email Print Save There's also a species called "Desert Museum" It's named after the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum. According to a Los Angeles Times article, the name was created about thirty years ago when staff members at the museum began to notice thornless palo verde trees that bloomed throughout the summer. Facebook Twitter Email Print Save promotion Successful Email Marketing The Arizona Daily Star can design a highly targeted email marketing campaign that deliver results! Fast, efficient and cost-effective. promotion Managing Social Posts for Your Business You want to get your business into the social arena. You’ve set up your Facebook, Google+ and Twitter accounts… but now what?