Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


2572

Tree
Perennial

Native to South Carolina & Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA - SC

Common

Look for it in swamp forests, per Weakley's Flora

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full sun partial shade ...Wet ...Moist

LEAVES:
Deciduous
Pinnately or bipinnately compound (evenly) (often on the same plant)
Mostly alternate

FLOWER:
Spring
Greenish
Bisexual & unisexual
3-5 sepals
3-5 petals
3-10 exserted stamens
Superior ovary

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Legume

 

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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Rosids: Fabids: Fabales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Gleditsia aquatica   FAMILY Fabaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Gleditsia aquatica   FAMILY Fabaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 098-06-002:
Gleditsia aquatica   FAMILY Fabaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Water Locust