Robinia viscosa clammy locust Fabaceae ROVI(*); R;

   

Robinia viscosa.commons wikipedia.org. (Accessed 6/2014).

Robinia viscosa.commons wikipedia.org. (Accessed 6/2014).

Robinia viscosa is a small tree or large shrub to 5 m, twigs sticky-glandular. 

Leaves alternate, pinnate, leaflets 13-25, narrowly egg-shaped to oval, stipules linear. 

Flowers pink to white with a yellow spot, pea-flower-shaped, 2.5 cm. 

Fruit a pod glandular-hairy-sticky. 

Wetland status: NL. 

Frequency in NYC: Very infrequent. 

Origin: Native to mountains of PA and south. 

Habitat: Escaped from cultivation.