Gleditsia aquatica

Species:Gleditsia aquatica Marshall
Common Name:Water Locust
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Growth Habit:Tree
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Taxonomic Notes:**
Status:Native, OBL (NWI)
Specimen: View specimen details in the Alabama Herbarium Consortium Specimen Database

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FamilyFABACEAE - Pea/Bean family
Genus Gleditsia
Species Gleditsia aquatica Marshall - Water Locust


Citation GLEDITSIA AQUATICA Marshall, Arbust. Amer. 54. 1785.
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SynonymFull CitationBasionymType
Asacara aquatica Asacara aquatica Rafinesque, Sylva Tellur. 121. 1838, nom. illegit.Gleditsia monosperma Walter 1788. 
Caesalpiniodes monosperma Caesalpiniodes monosperma (Walter) Kuntze, Revis. Gen. Pl. 1: 166. 1891.Gleditsia monosperma Walter 1788. 
Gleditsia caroliniensis Gleditsia caroliniensis Lamarck, Encycl. 2: 465. 1788.Gleditsia inermis Miller 1768, non Linnaeus 1759. 
Gleditsia inermis Gleditsia inermis Miller, Gard. Dict., ed. 8. 1768, non Linnaeus 1759.  
Gleditsia monosperma Gleditsia monosperma Walter, Fl. Carol. 254. 1788. SOUTH CAROLINA:
Gleditsia triacanthos var. aquatica Gleditsia triacanthos Linnaeus, var. aquatica (Marshall) Castiglioni, Viagg. Staati Uniti 2: 249. 1790.Gleditsia aquatica Marshall 1785. 

Specimens and Distribution

This species has been reported in the following counties by the herbaria listed. An overview of the individual specimens are provided in the table that follows. Click on the accession number to view details; click on column headers to sort; choose a county or herbaria to filter the specimen data.

Counties included on distribution map: Covington, Geneva

Counties represented by specimen data listed below:

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: TROY, UNA, UWAL

Range of years during which specimens were collected: -

Barcode / Accession No. County Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
UWAL0030522 Covington 14 Nov 1986 Kral, Robert
Gleditsia aquatica Marsh
UNA00056160 Geneva 29 Jun 1998 MacDonald, John R.
Gleditsia aquatica Marsh.
TROY000005183 Geneva 29 Jun 1998 MacDonald, John R.
Gleditsia aquatica Marshall
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