Honey Locust

  • Honey Locust (Gledistia triacanthos)

    Family: Fabaceae

    The Honey Locust is a common tree in Ohio and throughout the United States.

    Honey Locust The easiest way to recognize the native Honey Locust is to look for the stout sharply pointed branched spines.  The leaves of the honey locust trees can be easily confused with a close relative, the black locust. Both trees have pinnately compound leaves that are divided into many leaflets.