Black Locust

There are about 11 species of deciduous shrubs and trees in this genus. Some of the species have stems that are covered with thorns or sticky hairs. They are native to parts of North America and Northern Mexico. The plants were first introduced into Europe in the 1600s by French gardeners Jean and Vespasien Robin and is named in their honor.



Robinia hispida Bristly Locust
R. pseudoacacia Black Locust


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