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Northwest Missouri State University

Thornless Honeylocust

Gleditsia triacanthos var. inermis

Native. Leaves alternate, pinnately or bipinnately compound, 6 to 8 inches long; 20 to 30 leaflets. Height to 70 feet. Used as a filtered shade tree, but can have disease and insect problems, especially mimosa webworm. The genus name commemorates Gottlieb Gleditsch, director of the Berlin Botanical Gardens in 1786.

GIS coordinate: N40 21.147 W94 52.947

Trail Number: T17

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