Robinia pseudoacacia

Robinia pseudoacacia

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Family: Fabaceae

Latin Name: Robinia pseudoacacia L.

Common Name: Black Locust

General Description: Medium-sized tree, sometimes with a twisted trunk, usually reaching a height of only about 18 m (60 ft) or less

Geographical Distribution: Found throughout the Appalachian Mountains, west to Missouri and Oklahoma, and north to Canada

Ecological Distribution: Found in many different types of sites, especially those that have been disturbed

Mycorrhizal Status: Endomycorrhizal

Additional Information:   USDA

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