List of Trees 1-30 Black Locust

Juglans nigra L.

Family: Juglandaceae

The Black Locustís wood is used for fencing, mine timbers and landscaping ties. It is often used as an ornamental because of itís showy flowers and thorns. It has a shallow and aggressive root system with the potential of eliminating other plants because of root competition. It is susceptible to insect, wind and ice damage. It is the most widely planted tree in the world.