Dig deeper at SERNEC, a consortium of southeastern herbaria.
Learn more about the several varieties of Bristly Locust from the Vascular Plants of North Carolina.
Extrafloral nectaries, nectar-producing glands physically apart from the flower, occur in 2000+ plant species, including Robinia. Read more at UF/IFAS Extension.
Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Rosids: Fabids: Fabales
Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Arnot Bristly Locust, Fruitful Locust
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USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / US Forest Service pnd_rofe3_001_lhp
Plants fruit abundantly (vs. sterile or fruiting scantily in var. hispida), per Weakley's Flora (2012).
Richard and Teresa Ware rtw_r_hispida_fertilis_2
Corolla pink to pink-purple (rarely white or nearly so), per Weakley's Flora (2012).
Richard and Teresa Ware rtw_r_hispida_fertilis_3
Twigs and leafstalks conspicuously hispid; leaflets relatively broad, per Weakley's Flora (2012).