Content tagged with "locust"

Black Locust

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Robinia pseudoacacia
This tree, a member of the bean family, is easy to appreciate in May and June, when its showy white clusters of flowers perfume the breeze with their sweet smell. Bees like the flowers, too. More

Black Locust Control

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Browse methods for controlling nuisance black locust trees in Missouri. More

Honey Locust

honey locust
Gleditsia triacanthos
Though it doesn’t reach a “stately” size, honey locust commands respect because of its many large, strong, usually branched thorns, which can puncture tractor tires as easily as they can poke through tennis shoes! The long, leathery, twisting pods are relished by cattle and by wildlife. More

Honey Locust

honey locust
The natural form of honey locust is armed with a great many long, stout, sharp thorns. More

Thornless Honey Locust

 thornless honey locust
A plant cultivated for landscaping use, thornless honey locust (Gleditsia triacanthos var. inermis) is a very popular street tree. It stays rather small, lacks thorns, and in autumn turns nicely golden; later, its small leaflets don't require raking. More