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Robinia viscosa Ventenat. Clammy Locust. Phen: May-Jul; Jul-Aug. Hab: Mountain forests and woodlands, roadsides, disturbed areas, rare in wild, uncommon as an escape. Dist: Originally a Southern and Central Appalachian endemic, ranging from PA south through w. MD, w. VA, e. WV, w. NC, and e. TN, to n. GA and n. AL, now much more widespread as an escape from cultivation. Reported for GA Coastal Plain (Marion County) (Carter, Baker, & Morris 2009).

Origin/Endemic status: Endemic

Synonymy: = F, G, Il, Mi, Pa, RAB, S, WV; = Robinia viscosa Vent. var. viscosa – C, K1, K3, K4, NE, NY, SE3, Ashe (1922), Isely & Peabody (1984); < Robinia viscosa Vent. – W

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image of plant© Alan Cressler: Robinia viscosa, Marion County, Georgia 1 by Alan Cressler source | Original Image ⭷
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image of plant© Alan Weakley source | Original Image ⭷
image of plant© Brandon Wheeler | Original Image ⭷

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