Black Locust Robinia pseudoacacia Linnaeus    
Kingdom Plantae   >   Division Tracheophyta   >   Class Magnoliopsida   >   Order Fabales   >   Family Fabaceae   >   Genus Robinia   

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Host plant for various moth species including Elm Sphinx, Common Spring Moth, Chrysaster ostensackenella, American Dagger Moth, Banded Tussock Moth, Carpenterworm Moth, Locust Leafroller Moth, Black-spotted Leafroller Moth, and Locust Digitate Leafminer Moth.

Host plant to various butterfly species including Zarucco Duskywing and the Silver-spotted Skipper.

Host to the leaf beetle Locust Leaf Miner and the larva of Locust Borer.

Host to the fungus Cracked Cap Polypore.

There are 585 records in the project database.

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Black Locust in Washington Co., Maryland (5/28/2017). Photo by Bill Harms. (MBP list)

Black Locust blooming in Washington Co., Maryland (5/16/2017). Photo by Linda Lewis. (MBP list)

Blooming Black Locust in Queen Anne's Co., Maryland (5/5/2010). Photo by Jim Brighton. (MBP list)

Black Locust in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (5/6/2011). Photo by Bill Harms. (MBP list)

Black Locust blooming in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (5/11/2018). Photo by Matthew Beziat. (MBP list)

Black Locust in Somerset Co., Maryland (10/20/2012). Photo by Jim Brighton. (MBP list)

Black Locust with Cracked Cap Polypore in Kent Co., Maryland (4/30/2016). Photo by Nancy Martin. (MBP list)

Black Locust in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (7/27/2011). Photo by Bill Harms. (MBP list)

Black Locust seed pods in Somerset Co., Maryland (10/20/2012). Photo by Jim Brighton. (MBP list)

Black Locust in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (1/15/2016). Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)

Black Locust blooming in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (5/2/2019). Photo by David Illig. (MBP list)

Black Locust in Harford Co., Maryland (12/6/2015). Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)


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