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Whats the difference between Honeylocust and Blacklocust

Here is what the Honeylocust trees and blacklocust trees look like.
Here is what the Honeylocust trees and blacklocust trees look like.
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Honeylocusts scientific name is Gleditsia Triacanthos, also known as the Thorntree. Blacklocusts scientific name is Robinia Pseudoacaia. The blacklocust tree has no thorns at all that is why it says there are no thorns. The honeylocust tree is a fast growing tree but the blacklocust tree is a medium growing tree.

They both grow up to 60 feet tall. The honeylocust tree is poisinous but the blacklocust isnt. The honeylocust tree has thorns about two inches long and they grow in clusters. So dont run into one! First lets talk about the blacklocust tree.

Leaves
The leaves are deciduous,alternate and pinnately compound. The stalks get 9 to 19 inches long. The leaves get about ½ to 2 inches wide. They turn yellow in the fall.

Fruit
They grow September-October,they grow pods about 3-4 inches long (dont recommended to eat)

Bark
Grayish brown to black,Grooves,narrow, ropelike ridges. They inner bark is yellow to a orange color.

Wildlife use the tree for nectar,leaves,twigs,seeds and seedpod. Humans have no uses for unless you use it as firewood.

Interesting facts
The blacklocust tree is the seventh hardest tree in North America and has the highest BTU outputs of any kind of tree in Missouri. The tree is the favorite material for insulator pins on the cross arms of a telephone and power lines. The bark can be a lethal to livstock.

Now lets read about the honeylocust tree!

Leaves
The leaves are deciduous,alternate and pinnately compound. The stalks get 9 to 19 inches long. The leaves get about ½ to 2 inches wide. They turn yellow in the fall.

Fruit
They grow September-October,they grow pods about 3-4 inches long (DO not eat) The pods are twisted.

Bark
Grayish brown to black,Grooves,narrow, ropelike ridges. They inner bark is yellow to a orange color. The bark is smooth on younger trees.

Wildlife use it for food (nectar,seeds and seedpods) There are no human uses but you can use it for firewood.

Interesting facts
Honeylocust is a common and troublesome invader of pastures and idle fields and thorns and notorious for flattening tractor tires!
Honeylocust trees are not liked by farmers at all. Watch out for them they hurt when you step on a thorn bear footed.