Gleditsia triacanthos

Family: Legume (Fabaceae)

Lifespan: Perennial

Height: 24 m

Flower Color: Greenish-yellow

Flower Size: 10 mm wide

Bloom Season: N/A

Fruit: 15-41 cm long, 3 cm wide; dark brown flat pod, hairy, slightly curved and twisted; many beanlike flattened dark brown seeds in a sweetish edible pulp

Conditions: Moist soils of river flood plains in mixed forests; more rarely, dry upland limestone hills or waste places

Sunlight: Partial shade to full sun

Moisture: Moist


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