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False Acacia

Robinia pseudacacia

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Plant Data

Flowering Months:
JAN  FEB  MAR  APR  MAY  JUN  JUL  AUG  SEP  OCT  NOV  DEC
Order:
Fabales
Family:
Fabaceae (Pea)
Type:
Deciduous tree
Maximum Size:
30 metres tall
Habitats:
Gardens, parkland, scrub, towns, woodland.

Flower:
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White, 5 petals
 
Cream-white, pea-like flowers.
Fruit:
Brown pea-like pods, up to 4 inches long.
Leaves:
Deciduous. Dark green, pinnate leaves. 3 to 9 pairs of blunt, oval leaflets.
Aroma:
Very fragrant flowers.
Other Names:
Black Locust.
Frequency (UK):
Occasionally seen  
Similar Species:
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Reproduced by kind permission of the BSBI.

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