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Commonly known as False acacia
Genus of about 6 species of deciduous trees and shrubs found in woodland and thickets in the USA and northern Mexico.
All parts of the plant are toxic except for the flowers which can be made into tea and are eaten in pancakes and fritters in Europe.
Deciduous - trees or shrubs
Harmful if eaten - These will give you an upset tummy, so please don't eat any of these.
Additional Features - Good to know - - can be difficult to get established.
Pests & Diseases - none.
Place of origin - USA.
Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil - - will tolerate poorer dry soils but important to shelter from cold winds - branches brittle