honey locust

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Synonyms for honey locust

tall usually spiny North American tree having small greenish-white flowers in drooping racemes followed by long twisting seed pods

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The honeylocust trees of Gleditsia also grow in other areas of the world.
Sunshine is at a minimum in a yard with a large crabapple and thornless honeylocust trees.
Honeylocust trees reproduce clonally as well as sexually, and we identified several clonally produced groups by the relatively close spatial clustering of the stems within a group and by comparison of multilocus allozyme genotypes.
What stopped me from getting a few winks after my mind had closed on that episode was the soot beginningto prickle, which reminded me of my dear wife's mowing the lawn underneath the overhanging honeylocust trees with their six-inch spines that have no trouble penetrating the corrugated sole of a rubber boot.
At that time, one acre of honeylocust trees could produce almost twice the volume in fodder of one acre of corn or oats.