Black Locust Robinia pseudoacacia Linnaeus  

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Host plant for various moth species including Elm Sphinx, Common Spring Moth, Chrysaster ostensackenella, American Dagger Moth, Banded Tussock Moth and Carpenterworm Moth (Databse of World's Lepidopteran Host Plants). Host plant for the Locust Leafroller Moth and Black-spotted Leafroller Moth (Glaser, Micromoths).

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 527 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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