Gleditsia triacanthos

Gleditsia triacanthos

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Family: Fabaceae

Latin Name: Gleditsia triacanthos L.

Common Name: Honey Locust

General Description: A medium-sized tree with a thorny trunk and reaching a height of up to 25 m (80 ft)

Geographical Distribution: Pennsylvania to Alabama and west to Nebraska and Texas

Ecological Distribution: Can be found in a variety of areas, ranging from floodplains to relatively dry slopes

Mycorrhizal Status: Endomycorrhizal

Additional Information:   USDA

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