How Can You Identify a Locust Tree?

By Staff WriterLast Updated Apr 15, 2020 5:47:26 AM ET

A locust tree can be identified by its bark, leaves, flowers and seeds, which varies depending on the type of locust. It can also be identified by its habit, which can be a pyramidal, spreading, round or vaselike shape. The area where the tree grows can also help in its identification. Locust trees are native to the eastern part of the United States.