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Honeylocust
Gleditsia triacanthos
The trunk and larger branches of the honeylocust usually bristle with stout- branched thorns. The long, curving seed pods contain sweet pulp and remain on the tree most of the winter. It grows rapidly, is resistant to drought, and intolerant to shade.

Natural distribution in South Carolina


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