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Black locust tree

Black locust tree blossom: the fragerance is awesome.the most sought-after nectar source in TN Blooms in spring! really pretty tree

The flowers of the black locust. Black locust is not native to the coastal plain of Virginia, but was exported by the native population for use in making bows and other objects in pre-European-contact North America. Black locust now has the widest worldwide distribution of any North American tree because once you have one you will, in short order, have many, for it is a prolific seeder and one of the first species to colonize a disturbed site.

Black Locust: The Tree on Which the US Was Built

The iron-like wood of the black locust once provided strength to the U. Navy, while its fragrant blossoms brought ornament to the gardens of Washington and Jefferson — yet today, few Americans have seen one.

shagbark hickory nut | Shagbark hickory nuts (Recipe: maple nut cookies)

shagbark hickory cookies with maple frosting 1 cup light brown sugar cup shortening cup butter 1 beaten egg 1 tsp pure vanilla extract cups sifted flour tsp baking soda tsp salt 1 cup shagbark hickory nuts

Tree of Heaven | Tree-of-Heaven or Ailanthus | Statue Tree

Tree-of-Heaven or Ailanthus

Tree of Heaven | Tree-of-Heaven or Ailanthus | Statue Tree

The black locust tree has a graceful form, is a hardwood (enduring) and has amazing white blooms in early summer that fill the street with intoxicating fragrance.

POSM Note Black Locust - extra fast growing, for poor soils, nitrogen producing, bees like, excellent firewood. How about coppicing or pollarding your own self planted & managed wood lot to sustainable heat & cooking?

Robinia pseudoacacia Frisia 7

Know as "False Acacia" this small group of trees are grown for their pretty foliage and sprays of pea-like, scented flowers which are a good source of nectar

Tennessee State Bicentennial Tree:  Yellowwood tree with autumn foliage - The yellowwood tree (Cladrastis lutea) was designated the state bicentennial tree of Tennessee in 1991. The yellowwood has wisteria-like blossoms in spring (approximately one foot long) and the leaves turn a bright gold in autumn.

The yellowwood tree (Cladrastis lutea) was designated the state bicentennial tree of Tennessee in The yellowwood has wisteria-like blossoms in spring (approximately one foot long) and the leaves turn a bright gold in autumn.

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