Taxon  Report   7156 
Robinia pseudoacacia  L.
Black locust
Robinia pseudoacacia
© 2000 Joe DiTomaso
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Robinia pseudoacacia
© 1998 John Randall, Ph.D.
Robinia pseudoacacia
© 2008 Jason E. Willand
Robinia pseudoacacia, a dicot, is a tree that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.
It is an invasive plant. The California Invasive Plant Council classifies its potential impact on native ecosystems as limited (plant profile / CalWeedMapper).

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Robinia pseudoacacia
© 2008 Keir Morse
Family: FABACEAE  
Genus: Robinia
Wetlands:Usually occurs in non wetlands, but occasionally found in wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
Toxicity: MAJOR (SEEDS)   [California Poison Control System 2010]    
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Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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PLANTS: Robinia pseudoacacia var. pyramidalis
PLANTS: Robinia pseudoacacia var. rectissima
XWALK: Robinia pseudo-acacia
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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2016. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Jun 29, 2016).

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