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Honey-locust (Gleditsia triacanthos)

Ouch. Huge thorns that are themselves thorny (branched).

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Honey-locust (Gleditsia triacanthos): don't sit on it!

Ouch, ouch. Some people think this is an “anachronistic tree,” that is defended against some Pleistocene megafaunal herbivore that no longer exists.

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Honey-locust (Gleditsia-triacanthos) tree: don't hug it!