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 by county 🌎︎ map.  Adobe Acrobat Reader file   Invasive > learn+quiz Invasive > 🌐︎ global Invasive > 🌐︎ various Invasive > 🇨🇦+🇺🇸 Canada+USA Invasive > report it! Invasive > 🇺🇸 USA Invasive > Michigan

Uses by native peoples
(Ethnobotany database)
  On a list as being ☠︎ toxic, particularly in the fruits and seeds.

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!

Learn more about ◼︎ black locust Robinia pseudoacacia

Management and Control (Wisconsin)  Adobe Acrobat Reader file 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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