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Robinia pseudoacacia  L.
Black locust
Robinia pseudoacacia is a tree that is not native to California.
Cal-IPC rating: limited
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Observation Search
~1377 records in California
redone or more occurrences
within a 7.5-minute quadrangle

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Genus: Robinia
Family: Fabaceae  
Category: angiosperm  
PLANTS group:Dicot
Jepson eFlora section: eudicot

Toxicity: Do not eat the stem, seed or leaf of this plant.

Wetlands: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
JM93Robinia pseudo-acacia
PLANTSRobinia pseudoacacia f. inermis
PLANTSRobinia pseudoacacia var. pyramidalis
PLANTSRobinia pseudoacacia var. rectissima
Information about  Robinia pseudoacacia from other sources

ResearchGate - Michaela Vítková et al.: Black locust ... beloved and despised: A story of an invasive tree in Central Europe. We reviewed the ecological and socioeconomic impact of Robinia placing particular emphasis on the species' history, vegetation ecology, invasiveness and management.

Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation, with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals. [web application]. 2024. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: 04/13/2024).