Black locust tree

Robinia pseudoacacia -- Center for Aquatic and Invasive Plants

Robinia pseudoacacia

Non-Native to Florida

TOXIC TO LIVESTOCK - See Poisonous Pasture Plants of Florida (UF-IFAS Bookstore Pub SP 457) by B.A. Sellers and J.A. Ferrell. 2010.

Black locust is native to the north of Florida. This thorny tree is occasionally found escaped in the northern counties of the state, in disturbed hammock margins. These pictures were taken on the Gulf of Mexico in the Okefenokee Slough, south of Perry. Black locust blooms in the spring.

View the herbarium specimen image of the University of Florida Herbarium Digital Imaging Projects.