Also called false acacia (in 🇬🇧 Britain).

Part of legume / pea  family Fabaceae in order Fabales.

Native to central and eastern 🇺🇸 USA, although widely planted elsewhere.   🌎︎ Map.  Adobe Acrobat Reader file   Invasive > learn+quiz Invasive > Global Invasive > in USA+Canada Invasive > report it! Invasive > in USA Invasive > in Michigan

Uses by native peoples
(Ethnobotany database)

Robinia hosts caterpillars of 59 species
of butterflies and moths, in some areas.
  This plant is also known to be a host for (in areas where invasive) 🐝︎ spotted lanternfly (SLF)  Lycorma delicatula.

Often grows in clonal colonies [1] —look around for other stems!

On a list as being ☠︎ toxic, particularly in the fruits and seeds.

Learn more about ◼︎ black locust Robinia pseudoacacia

Best Control Practices BCP (Michigan)  Adobe Acrobat Reader file Best Control Practices BCP (Ontario)  Adobe Acrobat Reader file and its Technical Bulletin  Adobe Acrobat Reader file

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