Honey Locust (Gleditsia triacanthos)
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Planted for land reclamation on mining waste.
The gum from the seeds has been suggested as an emulsifying substitute for acacia and tragacanth.
The heartwood contains 4 – 4.8% tannin.
Wood – strong, coarse-grained, elastic, very hard, very durable in contact with the soil, highly shock resistant[46, 61, 82, 149]. It does not shrink much but splits rather easily and does not glue well. It weighs 42lb per cubic foot. Largely used for making fence posts and rails, wheel hubs, farm implements etc and in construction[46, 61, 82, 149].
Cultivation & Habitat
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