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 425 records in the project database.

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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)

A flowering Black Locust in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (4/28/2017). Photo by Matthew Beziat. (MBP list)

A flowering Black Locust tree in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (4/29/2012). Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)

Black Locust bloming in Kent Co., Maryland (5/4/2016). Photo by Dan Small. (MBP list)

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

Black Locust in Baltimore City, Maryland (12/19/2015). Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)

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

Black Locust growing in Kent Co., Maryland (3/26/2016). Photo by Nancy Martin. (MBP list)

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

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

Black Locust in Howard Co., Maryland (4/25/2010). Photo by Bill Harms. (MBP list)

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

Black Locust in Allegany Co., Maryland (5/13/2015). Photo by Kimberly Booth. (MBP list)

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

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

Black Locust blooming in Frederick Co., Maryland (5/14/2017). Photo by Mark Etheridge. (MBP list)

Black Locust blooming in Washington Co., Maryland (5/14/2017). Photo by Mark Etheridge. (MBP list)

Black Locust blooming in Washington Co., Maryland (5/14/2017). Photo by Mark Etheridge. (MBP list)

Black Locust blooming in Frederick Co., Maryland (5/14/2017). Photo by Mark Etheridge. (MBP list)

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

A blooming Black Locust host a female Orchard Oriole in Howard Co., Maryland (5/4/2017). Photo by Bonnie Ott. (MBP list)

Black Locust hosting Cracked Cap Polypore in Talbot Co., Maryland (10/24/2015). Photo by Rick Borchelt. (MBP list)


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