Gleditsia triacanthos

Family:FABACEAE
Species:Gleditsia triacanthos Linnaeus
Common Name:Honey Locust; Sweet Locust
Habitat:**
Associated Ecological Communities:**
Growth Habit:Tree
Duration:Perennial
Category:Vascular
USDA Symbol:**
Plant Notes:**
Taxonomic Notes:**
Status:Native, FAC- (NWI)
References:**
Specimen: View specimen details in the Alabama Herbarium Consortium Specimen Database

** Not applicable or data not available.

Classification

FamilyFABACEAE - Pea/Bean family
Genus Gleditsia
Species Gleditsia triacanthos Linnaeus - Honey Locust; Sweet Locust

Citation

Citation GLEDITSIA TRIACANTHOS Linnaeus, Sp. Pl. 1056. 1753.
Basionym: **
Type: VIRGINIA: Without data, Herb Clifford 489("Oidea" 12A) (lectotype: BM). Lectotypified by Reveal, in C. E. Jarvis et al., Regnum Veg. 127: 49. 1993.

** Not applicable or data not available.

Synonyms

SynonymFull CitationBasionymType
Caesalpiniodes triacanthos Caesalpiniodes triacanthos (Linnaeus) Kuntze, Revis. Gen. Pl. 1: 166. 1891.Gleditsia triacanthos Linnaeus 1753. 
Gleditsia brachycarpos Gleditsia brachycarpos (Michaux) Pursh, Fl. Amer. Sept. 221. 1814.Gleditsia triacanthos Linnaeus, var. brachycarpos Michaux 1803. 
Gleditsia bujotii Gleditsia bujotii Neumann, Rev. Hort., ser. 2. 4: 205. 1845-1846.  
Gleditsia elegans Gleditsia elegans Salisbury, Prodr. Stirp. Chap. Allerton 323. 1796, nom. illegit.Gleditsia triacanthos Linnaeus 1753. 
Gleditsia heterophylla Gleditsia heterophylla Rafinesque, Fl. Ludov. 99. 1817. LOUISIANA
Gleditsia laevis Gleditsia laevis G. Don, in Loudon, Hort. Brit. 413. 1830.  
Gleditsia latisiliqua Gleditsia latisiliqua G. Don, in Loudon, Hort. Brit. 414. 1830.  
Gleditsia meliloba Gleditsia meliloba Walter, Fl. Carol. 254. 1788. SOUTH CAROLINA
Gleditsia polysperma Gleditsia polysperma Stokes, Bot. Mat. Med. 1: 228. 1812, nom. illegit.Gleditsia triacanthos Linnaeus 1753. 
Gleditsia spinosa Gleditsia spinosa Marshall, Arbust. Amer. 94. 1785.  
Gleditsia triacanthos var. brachycarpos Gleditsia triacanthos Linnaeus, var. brachycarpos Michaux, Fl. Bor.-Amer. 2: 257. 1803.  
Gleditsia triacanthos var. bujotii Gleditsia triacanthos Linnaeus, var. bujotii (Neumann) Rehder, in L. H. Bailey, Amer. Cycl. Hort. 2: 650. 1900.Gleditsia bujotii Neumann 1845-1846. 
Gleditsia triacanthos var. laevis Gleditsia triacanthos Linnaeus, var. laevis (G. Don) K. Koch ex G. Kirchner, in Petzold & G. Kirchner, Arbor. Muscav. 364. 1864; (G. Don) Sudworth, U.S.D.A. Forest. Bull. 14: 254. 1897.Gleditsia laevis G. Don 1830. 
Gleditsia triacanthos var. macrocarpos Gleditsia triacanthos Linnaeus, var. macrocarpos Michaux, Fl. Bor.-Amer. 2: 257. 1803, nom. inadmiss.Gleditsia triacanthos Linnaeus 1753. 
Melilobus heterophyllus Melilobus heterophyllus (Rafinesque) Rafinesque, Sylva Tellur. 121. 1838.Gleditsia heterophylla Rafinesque 1817. 

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: Autauga, Baldwin, Barbour, Blount, Bullock, Butler, Calhoun, Chambers, Cherokee, Choctaw, Cleburne, Colbert, Conecuh, Covington, Crenshaw, Dallas, DeKalb, Elmore, Etowah, Greene, Jackson, Jefferson, Lamar, Lauderdale, Lawrence, Lee, Limestone, Lowndes, Madison, Marengo, Marshall, Mobile, Monroe, Montgomery, Morgan, Pike, Randolph, Shelby, St. Clair, Sumter, Talladega, Tallapoosa, Tuscaloosa

Counties represented by specimen data listed below:

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: ALNHS, AUA, JSU, SAMF, TROY, UNA, USAM, UWAL

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1948 - 1998

Barcode / Accession No. County Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
Image
JSU134595 Jackson 13 Aug 1998 Brodeur, Kristin R.
1210
JSU
Gleditsia triacanthos Linnaeus
AUA000011892 Montgomery 15 Oct 1959 Jones, Jr., Samuel B.
AUA
Gleditsia Triacanthos L.
UWAL0036697 Lamar 13 Jul 2017 England, J. Kevin
8137
UWAL
Gleditsia triacanthos Linnaeus
TROY000047890 Autauga 03 May 2018 Parker, Matthew R.
1637
TROY
Gleditsia triacanthos Linnaeus
UNA00016906 Greene 27 Apr 1970 McDaniel, Sidney
13212
UNA
Gleditsia triacanthos L.
JSU144063 Calhoun 31 May 1993 Hutchinson, Francine
1615
JSU
Gleditsia triacanthos Linnaeus
USAM000006401 Mobile 20 Oct 1978 LeLong, Michel G.
10579
USAM
Gleditsia triacanthos Linnaeus
AUA000011882 Lee 20 Oct 1971 Harper, Douglas
135
AUA
Gleditsia Triacanthos L.
USAM000006410 Baldwin 03 Aug 1972 LeLong, Michel G.
6731
USAM
Gleditsia triacanthos Linnaeus
JSU134602 Marshall 1 Sep 1979 Wolford, Pat
2
JSU
Gleditsia triacanthos Linnaeus
JSU134596 Jefferson 15 Aug 1984 Barber, J. Patrick
941
JSU
Gleditsia triacanthos Linnaeus
USAM000006407 Mobile 07 Aug 1981 LeLong, Michel G.
12219
USAM
Gleditsia triacanthos Linnaeus
AUA000011884 Lee 13 May 1969 Chitwood, John C.
AUA
Gleditsia Triacanthos L.
UWAL0006874 Montgomery 23 Apr 2009 Diamond, A.R.
20598
UWAL
Gleditsia triacanthos L.
TROY000019653 Marengo 19 Sep 2008 England, J. Kevin
1157
TROY
Gleditsia triacanthos Linnaeus
UWAL0011560 Bullock 26 Jul 2012 Dykes, Bailee
1089
UWAL
Gleditsia triacanthos Linnaeus
JSU134601 Marshall 21 May 1992 Spaulding, Daniel D.
1742
JSU
Gleditsia triacanthos Linnaeus
AUA000011876 Conecuh 3 Aug 1969 Weaver, Jimmy
126
AUA
Gleditsia Triacanthos L.
USAM000006404 Mobile 13 Oct 1973 LeLong, Michel G.
7355-B
USAM
Gleditsia triacanthos Linnaeus
AUA000011886 Lee 5 May 1961 Beasley, P.G.
AUA
Gleditsia Triacanthos L.
UWAL0043153 Baldwin 19 Jun 20002 Larsen, H.S.
976
UWAL
Gleditsia triacanthos L.
TROY000030693 Montgomery 27 Apr 1972 Little, J.
s.n.
TROY
Gleditsia triacanthos Linnaeus
JSU134592 Etowah 20 Aug 1994 Hodge, Lesley M.
3108
JSU
Gleditsia triacanthos Linnaeus
UNA00016900 Montgomery 23 Jul 1969 Thomas, Joab L.
2313
UNA
Gleditsia triacanthos L.
JSU134589 Calhoun 22 Apr 1967 Collier, Gary
s.n.
JSU
Gleditsia triacanthos Linnaeus
TROY000032463 Pike 09 Apr 2011 Diamond, Alvin R.
21876
TROY
Gleditsia triacanthos Linnaeus
AUA000040153 Colbert 22 Jul 2014 Barger, T. Wayne
FH485
AUA
Gleditsia Triacanthos L.
JSU134603 Marshall 1 Oct 1979 Allred, S.
35
JSU
Gleditsia triacanthos Linnaeus
AUA000011874 Choctaw 14 Jul 1995 Crouch, Virginia E.
1425
AUA
Gleditsia Triacanthos L.
USAM000006403 Monroe 12 Nov 1977 Carlton, John
s.n.
USAM
Gleditsia triacanthos Linnaeus
AUA000011871 Bullock 10 Aug 1986 Diamond, Alvin R.
2691
AUA
Gleditsia Triacanthos L.
UWAL0043152 Baldwin 04 Jun 2000 Larsen, H.S.
345
UWAL
Gleditsia triacanthos L.
JSU134584 Calhoun 20 Sep 1992 Spaulding, Daniel D.
2912
JSU
Gleditsia triacanthos Linnaeus
AUA000011887 Lee 22 Apr 1960 Jones, Jr., Samuel B.
446
AUA
Gleditsia Triacanthos L.
UWAL0038001 Baldwin 20 Jun 1970 LeLong, Michel G.
5419
UWAL
Gleditsia triacanthos Linnaeus
AUA000011885 Lee 5 May 1961 Beasley, P.G.
AUA
Gleditsia Triacanthos L.
JSU134590 DeKalb 4 May 1985 Robertson, Lisa
63
JSU
Gleditsia triacanthos Linnaeus
JSU134608 St. Clair 24 Sep 1983 Baldwin, D. Dean
s.n.
JSU
Gleditsia triacanthos Linnaeus
UNA00016901 Blount s.d. Mohr, Charles
s.n.
UNA
Gleditsia triacanthos L.
JSU134587 Calhoun 21 Jun 1969 Cofield, Jan
s.n.
JSU
Gleditsia triacanthos Linnaeus
JSU134594 Jackson 1 Jun 1969 Wright, Sherry
s.n.
JSU
Gleditsia triacanthos Linnaeus
AUA000042018 Bullock 21 Jun 2016 Barger, T. Wayne
WLE-75
AUA
Gleditsia Triacanthos L.
USAM000006405 Mobile 07 Oct 1978 LeLong, Michel G.
10540
USAM
Gleditsia triacanthos Linnaeus
AUA000011889 Lee 28 May 1953 Coleman, Eugene
AUA
Gleditsia Triacanthos L.
UWAL0049294 Bullock 01 Oct 2016 Horne, Howard E.
3627
UWAL
Gleditsia triacanthos Linnaeus
AUA000011879 Dallas 27 Jun 1964 Demaree, Delzie
50588
AUA
Gleditsia Triacanthos L.
USAM000006402 Mobile 18 Aug 1980 LeLong, Michel G.
11328
USAM
Gleditsia triacanthos Linnaeus
AUA000011896 Tallapoosa 12 Aug 1974 Hutto, T.A.
472
AUA
Gleditsia Triacanthos L.
JSU134581 Calhoun 26 May 1996 Hruska, Susan E.
1268
JSU
Gleditsia triacanthos Linnaeus
AUA000011891 Montgomery 10 Jul 1968 Scarsbrook, Ellen
AUA
Gleditsia Triacanthos L.
JSU134593 Jackson 29 Apr 1998 Brodeur, Kristin R.
562
JSU
Gleditsia triacanthos Linnaeus
AUA000032965 Covington 13 Sep 2010 Hansen, Curtis J.
4877
AUA
Gleditsia Triacanthos L.
SAMF0001742 Madison 12 Oct 1988 Collier, Stephen
65
SAMF
Gleditsia triacanthos Linnaeus
TROY000046503 Autauga 11 Apr 2017 Parker, Matthew R.
632
TROY
Gleditsia triacanthos Linnaeus
UWAL0035105 Morgan 10 Jun 2017 England, J. Kevin
7994
UWAL
Gleditsia triacanthos Linnaeus
JSU144263 Calhoun 18 Jun 1969 Mostowski, Howard S.
s.n.
JSU
Gleditsia triacanthos Linnaeus
ALNHS00001223 Limestone 25 Apr 2012 Barger, T. Wayne
SP#556
ALNHS
Gleditsia triacanthos L.
UWAL0046807 Autauga 11 Apr 2017 Parker, Matthew R.
632
UWAL
Gleditsia triacanthos Linnaeus
UNA00016904 Mobile 30 Apr 1967 Deramus, Rebecca
D1051
UNA
Gleditsia triacanthos L.
USAM000006399 Mobile 07 Aug 1981 LeLong, Michel G.
12219
USAM
Gleditsia triacanthos Linnaeus
JSU134605 Randolph 17 Aug 1986 Nixon, Christopher F.
2728
JSU
Gleditsia triacanthos Linnaeus
JSU134586 Calhoun 20 Jul 1986 Lawler, Carol L.
765
JSU
Gleditsia triacanthos Linnaeus
SAMF0001745 Jefferson s.d. Hall
s.n.
SAMF
Gleditsia triacanthos Linnaeus
AUA000011894 Tallapoosa 1 Oct 1972 Hagan, Jack H.
099
AUA
Gleditsia Triacanthos L.
JSU134582 Calhoun 16 Sep 1993 Hruska, Susan E.
16
JSU
Gleditsia triacanthos Linnaeus
AUA000011877 Conecuh 9 Nov 1985 Diamond, Alvin R.
1869
AUA
Gleditsia Triacanthos L.
USAM000006412 Baldwin 25 May 1974 LeLong, Michel G.
7756
USAM
Gleditsia triacanthos Linnaeus
AUA000011878 Crenshaw 23 Aug 1998 Diamond, Alvin R.
11380
AUA
Gleditsia Triacanthos L.
SAMF0001743 St. Clair 14 May 1955 Wade, Albert
s.n.
SAMF
Gleditsia triacanthos Linnaeus
TROY000036371 Bullock 26 Jul 2012 Dykes, Bailee
1089
TROY
Gleditsia triacanthos Linnaeus
JSU134597 Lauderdale s.d. Moor, Cathy
JSU
Gleditsia triacanthos Linnaeus
TROY000019624 Calhoun 21 Apr 1967 Jennings, Martha
s.n.
TROY
Gleditsia triacanthos Linnaeus
UWAL0047190 Autauga 03 May 2018 Parker, Matthew R.
1637
UWAL
Gleditsia triacanthos Linnaeus
UNA00064036 Jackson 13 Aug 1998 Brodeur, Kristin R.
1210
UNA
Gleditsia triacanthos L.
UWAL0006873 Marengo 19 Sep 2008 England, J. Kevin
1157
UWAL
Gleditsia triacanthos L.
JSU134604 Randolph 29 Jun 1969 Herren, Tommy
s.n.
JSU
Gleditsia triacanthos Linnaeus
JSU134585 Calhoun 11 Jul 1986 Lawler, Carol L.
737
JSU
Gleditsia triacanthos Linnaeus
UWAL0006876 Sumter 18 Jul 1984 Kallies, Ken
s.n.
UWAL
Gleditsia triacanthos L.
AUA000011875 Cleburne 16 Oct 1956 Adams, W.H.
AUA
Gleditsia Triacanthos L.
UNA00054616 Blount 16 Jun 1998 Keener, Brian R.
1010
UNA
Gleditsia triacanthos L.
JSU134600 Limestone 27 Sep 1998 Hofmann, Tim L.
2035
JSU
Gleditsia triacanthos Linnaeus
AUA000011895 Tallapoosa 16 May 1965 Brown, Jimmy E.
135
AUA
Gleditsia Triacanthos L.
USAM000006408 Baldwin 25 May 1974 LeLong, Michel G.
7756
USAM
Gleditsia triacanthos Linnaeus
ALNHS00000509 Dallas 16 Apr 2010 Barger, T. Wayne
OC-144
ALNHS
Gleditsia triacanthos L.
SAMF0001744 Jefferson 03 Jul 1948 Pannell, E.J.
s.n.
SAMF
Gleditsia triacanthos Linnaeus
JSU134598 Lawrence 27 Apr 1993 Whetstone, R. David
16468
JSU
Gleditsia triacanthos Linnaeus
JSU134607 St. Clair 12 Jul 1969 Day, Randy
s.n.
JSU
Gleditsia triacanthos Linnaeus
TROY000031806 Conecuh 22 Apr 2010 Diamond, Alvin R.
21279
TROY
Gleditsia triacanthos Linnaeus
UWAL0008599 Pike 09 Apr 2011 Diamond, A.R.
21876
UWAL
Gleditsia triacanthos Linnaeus
AUA000011883 Lee 12 Aug 1969 Rebois, R.V.
176
AUA
Gleditsia Triacanthos L.
JSU134606 St. Clair 12 Jul 1969 Ellard, Jerry
16-231
JSU
Gleditsia triacanthos Linnaeus
UNA00041773 St. Clair 20 Sep 1997 Keener, Brian R.
464
UNA
Gleditsia triacanthos L.
JSU134599 Lee 7 Apr 1964 Landers, Kenneth E.
s.n.
JSU
Gleditsia triacanthos Linnaeus
AUA000011873 Chambers 11 Jul 1969 Simonds, E.P.
024
AUA
Gleditsia Triacanthos L.
UWAL0006875 Sumter 23 May 1984 Jones
0057
UWAL
Gleditsia triacanthos L.
TROY000052110 Lowndes 17 Jun 2021 Diamond, Alvin R.
29642
TROY
Gleditsia triacanthos Linnaeus
UNA00016907 Tuscaloosa 16 Jun 1985 Burckhalter, Robert
394
UNA
Gleditsia triacanthos L.
JSU134610 Talladega 27 May 1994 Ballard, J. Mark
4010
JSU
Gleditsia triacanthos Linnaeus
AUA000011888 Lee 30 Apr 1959 Brady, Jr., V.E.
AUA
Gleditsia Triacanthos L.
SAMF0001746 Jefferson 03 Jul 1948 Hall, E.
s.n.
SAMF
Gleditsia triacanthos Linnaeus
TROY000019271 Cherokee 22 Aug 2007 Barger, T. Wayne
176
TROY
Gleditsia triacanthos Linnaeus
JSU134591 Etowah 7 May 1995 Hodge, Lesley M.
4221
JSU
Gleditsia triacanthos Linnaeus
JSU134583 Blount 10 May 1993 Dasinger, Adam P.
89
JSU
Gleditsia triacanthos Linnaeus
TROY000027700 Montgomery 23 Apr 2009 Diamond, Alvin R.
20598
TROY
Gleditsia triacanthos Linnaeus
UWAL0013233 Lawrence 12 Apr 2012 England, J. Kevin
3312
UWAL
Gleditsia triacanthos Linnaeus
AUA000011893 Pike 5 Sep 1988 Diamond, Alvin R.
5481
AUA
Gleditsia Triacanthos L.
JSU134611 Talladega 6 Jun 1980 Anonymous
s.n.
JSU
Gleditsia triacanthos Linnaeus
AUA000042485 Covington 13 Jun 1997 Pancake, Jr., Dale C.
S.N.
AUA
Gleditsia Triacanthos L.
USAM000006411 Mobile 01 May 1969 Green, E. Michael
20
USAM
Gleditsia triacanthos Linnaeus
AUA000011872 Chambers 9 May 1976 Sessler, Ann H.
064
AUA
Gleditsia Triacanthos L.
JSU134588 Calhoun 28 Apr 1967 Boone, W.E. (Bill)
s.n.
JSU
Gleditsia triacanthos Linnaeus
AUA000011890 Monroe 2 Jul 1972 Hybart, Michael G.
117
AUA
Gleditsia Triacanthos L.
TROY000032496 Butler 06 May 2011 Diamond, Alvin R.
22042
TROY
Gleditsia triacanthos Linnaeus
UNA00045967 Barbour 27 May 1998 MacDonald, John R.
11287
UNA
Gleditsia triacanthos L.
JSU144062 Calhoun 31 May 1993 Hutchinson, Francine
1612
JSU
Gleditsia triacanthos Linnaeus
UNA00016908 Marengo 26 Jul 1948 Harper, Roland M.
4066
UNA
Gleditsia triacanthos L. var. inermis (L.) Schneid.
USAM000006406 Monroe 12 Nov 1977 Allen, Geary
s.n.
USAM
Gleditsia triacanthos Linnaeus
AUA000038374 Morgan 10 Jun 2017 England, J. Kevin
7994
AUA
Gleditsia Triacanthos L.
USAM000006409 Baldwin 03 Aug 1972 LeLong, Michel G.
6731
USAM
Gleditsia triacanthos Linnaeus
JSU134609 Shelby 10 Sep 1982 Whetstone, R. David
12260
JSU
Gleditsia triacanthos Linnaeus
UNA00068922 Tallapoosa 15 Jun 2007 Barger, T. Wayne
498
UNA
Gleditsia triacanthos L.
JSU134612 Tallapoosa 28 Jun 1969 Ballard, Sarah
s.n.
JSU
Gleditsia triacanthos Linnaeus
UNA00016905 Morgan 09 Jul 1969 Kral, Robert
35286
UNA
Gleditsia triacanthos L.
USAM000006400 Mobile 07 Aug 1981 LeLong, Michel G.
12219
USAM
Gleditsia triacanthos Linnaeus
AUA000011880 Elmore 17 Apr 1973 Campbell, Benny
139
AUA
Gleditsia Triacanthos L.
UWAL0002235 Conecuh 22 Apr 2010 Diamond, A.R.
21279
UWAL
Gleditsia triacanthos L.
JSU143595 Calhoun 20 Jun 1969 Tudor, Jessica
s.n.
JSU
Gleditsia triacanthos Linnaeus
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