Kentucky Coffeetree Gymnocladus dioicus (Linnaeus) K. KochS1 (Highly state rare)    
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In Maryland, native Kentucky Coffetree only occurs in Garrett County. All other county records should be considered non-native.

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Larval host plant for Bisected Honey Locust Moth (BugGuide).

There are 25 records in the project database.

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Kentucky Coffeetree, a single leaf (twice compound) in Montgomery Co., Maryland (8/18/2016). Photo by Jane Hill. (MBP list)

Kentucky Coffeetree, leaf with a trunk more than 1 foot in diameter, in Montgomery Co., Maryland (8/18/2016). There was a stand of at least eight trees, regenerating naturally, at the site. Photo by Jane Hill. (MBP list)

Kentucky Coffeetree, sapling in a naturally regenerating stand in Montgomery Co., Maryland (8/18/2016). Photo by Bill Hill. (MBP list)

An old Kentucky Coffeetree (trunk) in Calvert Co., Maryland (3/5/2016). Presumed planted. Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)

An old Kentucky Coffeetree in Calvert Co., Maryland (3/5/2016). Presumed planted. Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)

Young volunteer Kentucky Coffeetree in Calvert Co., Maryland (3/4/2017). Parent trees presumed planted. Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)


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