Species Detail

Gleditsia tricanthos L.
Honey locust


Scientific Name:  
Gleditsia tricanthos L.
Common Name:  
Honey locust
Myaamia Name:  
akaawinĊĦaahkwa
Uses:  
Technology
Harvest Seasons:  
Summer, Fall
Habitats:  
Beech-Maple Forest, Oak Forest including Oak-Hickory, Beech-Oak-Maple Mixed Mesophytic
Locations:  
Undetermined
Growth Forms:  
Tree

Myaamia Archival Sources  
Gleditsia tricanthos L.
Reference Source Reference Type Archival Data Comments
Pease, Theodore Calvin and Raymond C. Werner 1934 Description 
Deliette, L. 1702 Use - Material 
Dunn, J.P. Circa 1900 Use - Unknown 
Botanical Sources  
Gleditsia tricanthos L.
Reference Source Notes Data Comments
Gleason, H.A. & Cronquist, A. 1991   Occurs in rich; moist woods in the southern portions of eastern; and throughout western Miami lands; and cultivated in many other areas
Related Sources  
Gleditsia tricanthos L.
Reference Source Notes Data Comments
Blair, E 1911   Algonquians play the game of straws with seeds; probably taken from the Honey locust tree or Kentucky coffee-tree.
Dunn, J.P. Circa 1900   The Miami-Illinois term