Robinia pseudoacacia L.
Common Name: BLACK LOCUST
Coefficient of Conservatism: *
Coefficient of Wetness: 3
Wetness Index: FACU
Physiognomy: Ad Tree

Native south of our latitude, but widely planted in Michigan and locally established as a weed tree difficult to eradicate. Roadsides, fence-rows, fields, farmyards, and other disturbed areas; invading forests (beech-maple, aspen) and lightly forested dunes, river banks. First collected as long ago as 1862 in Washtenaw Co.

Locations

Alcona County
Allegan County
Alpena County
Baraga County
Barry County
Benzie County
Berrien County
Calhoun County
Cass County
Charlevoix County
    Only on Beaver Island
Cheboygan County
Clinton County
Emmet County
Grand Traverse County
Gratiot County
Hillsdale County
Ingham County
Iosco County
Iron County
Isabella County
Jackson County
Kalamazoo County
Kalkaska County
Kent County
Keweenaw County
Lake County
Lapeer County
Leelanau County
    Including Manitou Islands
Lenawee County
Livingston County
Manistee County
Marquette County
Mason County
Mecosta County
Midland County
Montcalm County
Montmorency County
Muskegon County
Newaygo County
Oakland County
Oceana County
Ottawa County
Schoolcraft County
St. Clair County
St. Joseph County
Washtenaw County
Wayne County

Citation:

MICHIGAN FLORA ONLINE. A. A. Reznicek, E. G. Voss, & B. S. Walters. February 2011. University of Michigan. Web. December 16, 2017. http://www.michiganflora.net/species.aspx?id=1343.