What Are Different Types of Locust Trees?

By Staff WriterLast Updated Apr 13, 2020 10:50:21 PM ET
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The most common types of locust tree are the black locust, or Robinia pseudoacacia, and the honey locust, or Gleditsia triacanthos. Both are native North American plants used for landscaping. Locust trees normally have sharp thorns, but some cultivars of the honey locust are thornless.