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Locust Trees

(9/24/05)-Host Steve Owens talks about the honey locust and black locust trees.

Union: Steps Taken to Save Locust Tree - The Missourian

A crew with Craig’s Tree Service recently worked to trim limbs from a locust tree at the Union Fairgrounds. A cabling system to add support also was installed to try and help save the tree, which was in poor condition and flagged for possible removal. Craig’s Tree Service recommended saving the tree, but also planted two other trees in case it is unsuccessful and to provide additional...

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  2. KEPR 19 Trail improvements to include tree removal at Howard Amon Park
    Richland city officials say improvements at Howard Amon Park include the removal of three end of life trees in an effort to widen the walking trail. Locust tree removal is part of the second phase of developments for the riverfront trail, which began
  3. Idaho Statesman Boise became the City of Trees, but in the 19th century, there was a love-hate relationship
    The Statesman continued to report regularly on the city's trees: In June 1882: “The locust trees are blooming about the usual time, notwithstanding the late spring. Boise City may now be said to be in full summer attire. With its numerous shade and
  4. Charleston Gazette-Mail Good to Grow: Three trees that smell as good as they look
    Black locust wood is so strong and dense the legend is the trees attract electricity like a lightning rod. I've never seen one struck by lightning myself, but I have seen a chainsaw throw sparks when it hit the wood, so I wouldn't be surprised if they
  5. Twig girdler control possible with clean up
    Girdled twigs often remain on the tree until sufficient wind dislodges them. The twigs are unsightly and do not fall all at once so clean-up is a drawn out process. It is not uncommon to see the ground under infested trees almost covered with twigs


  1. Locust tree can mean: . Any of a number of tree species in the genera Gleditsia or Robinia, including:; Honey locust, (Gleditsia triacanthos), a leguminous tree with pods having a sweet, edible pulp Black locust, (Robinia pseudoacacia), a leguminous tree with toxic pods Water locust, (Gleditsia aquatica), a leguminous tree with one seed per pod. Or less commonly, "African locust bean tree ...
  2. Robinia pseudoacacia, commonly known in its native territory as black locust, is a medium-sized deciduous tree native to the southeastern United States, but it has been widely planted and naturalized elsewhere in temperate North America, Europe, Southern Africa and Asia and is considered an invasive species in some areas. Another common name is false acacia, a literal translation of the ...
  3. Members of the pea family, locust trees produce large clusters of pea-like flowers that bloom in spring, followed by long pods. You might think that the name “honey locust” comes from the sweet nectar that bees use to make honey, but it actually refers to the sweet fruit that is a treat for many types of wildlife.
  4. Honey locust is a tree you should pass carefully because of the thorns in all around its trunk and branches. Each thorn can grow up to 8 inches in length and they can grow from any part of the tree.
  5. Locust Trees. Locust trees are highly versatile and thrive throughout the entire United States. The most widely used landscaping variety is the thornless honey locust with is beautiful white pendulum of blooms in early Summer and its graceful form as an attractive street tree in urban areas.
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I think it is a honey locust tree. McFarland Park near Ames.
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