honey locust

Gleditsia triacanthos

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The honey locust (Gleditsia triacanthos) also known as the thorny locust, is a deciduous tree in the Fabaceae family, native to central North America where it is mostly found in the moist soil of river valleys ranging from southeastern South Dakota to New Orleans and central Texas, and as far east as eastern Massachusetts. The species has become a significant invasive weed in other regions of the world.

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  1. (c) Carmen Thierry, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), http://conabio.inaturalist.org/photos/2072999
  2. (c) Wikipedia, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA), http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gleditsia_triacanthos

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