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