Also called false acacia (in 🇬🇧 Britain).  Part of legume / pea  family Fabaceae and order Fabales.

Native to central and eastern 🇺🇸 USA, although widely planted elsewhere.  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.

Learn more about black locust Robinia pseudoacacia

Best Control Practices BCP (Michigan) (.pdf) Best Control Practices BCP (Ontario) (.pdf) and its Technical Bulletin (.pdf)

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