Honey Locusts (Gleditsia triacanthos)
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Honey Locusts (Gleditsia triacanthos)

Common names: Honey locust, sweet bean, sweet locust, three thorn acacia, thornless honey locust Family: Fabaceae, the legume or bean family Etymology The name Honey Locust is derived from the Latin word locusta, ‘insect’, most probably because the beans of the plant resemble locusts. Plant description The honey locust is a member of the legume…