Robinia pseudoacacia

Black Locust
Robinia pseudoacacia

Family: Pea (Fabacea)
AKA: False Acacia
Photo taken on: May 20, 2009
Location: White Rock, NM
Life Zones: Plains
Habitat: Roadsides, ditches, fences

Escapee from cultivation. A shrub or tree growing to 50ft. Leaves are pinnately divided into leaflets. Flowers are pea-shaped in drooping clusters. Seed pods are slender, flat and 4" long.

White Round Clusters | Trees