bristly locust


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Related to bristly locust: Robinia hispida, Robinia viscosa, clammy locust

bristly locust

n.
A shrub (Robinia hispida) in the pea family, native to the southeast United States, having bristly branches and clusters of pale purple or rose flowers. Also called rose acacia.
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Noun1.bristly locust - large shrub or small tree of the eastern United States having bristly stems and large clusters of pink flowersbristly locust - large shrub or small tree of the eastern United States having bristly stems and large clusters of pink flowers
genus Robinia, Robinia - deciduous flowering trees and shrubs
bush, shrub - a low woody perennial plant usually having several major stems
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