Taxon  Report   8575    
Robinia hispida  L.
Bristly locust
Robinia hispida, a dicot, is a tree or shrub that is not native to California.
Family: FABACEAE  
Genus: Robinia
Name Status:
Accepted by ICPN + PLANTS

More information about  Robinia hispida
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Jepson eFlora


Robinia:  named for Jean (1550-1629) and Vespasian (1579-1662) Robin of Paris, gardeners to Henri IV and Louis XIII, who first cultivated the locust tree in Europe in the 16th century after receiving plants from Canada (contributed by Cynthia Powell)

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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Aug 25, 2019).