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Order: Fabales
   Family: Fabaceae
            Genus: Gleditsia
                        Specie: aquatica

Planting Season: Deciduous

Height at Maturity: 60 ft (18 m)

Cultivation: Moist fertile soil

Features: Pinnate leaves; diamond-shaped seed pod; thorns to 4 in (10 cm)

Uses: Wet sites Beside water features Riverbank planting

Zones: 6?11

Description: This tree is native to the southeastern USA and, as its common name suggests, is happy growing in marshland and very wet conditions. It grows to 60 ft (18 m) high, sometimes with a multi-stemmed habit. The branched thorns are up to 4 in (10 cm) long and t

Growth Habit: Multi-branching habit


Growth: Perennial, multi-stemmed woody plant that is usually less than 4 to 5 meters (13 to 16 feet) in height. Shrubs typically have several stems arising from or near the ground, but may be taller than 5 meters or single-stemmed under certain environmental cond

Growth: Perennial, woody plant with a single stem (trunk), normally greater than 4 to 5 meters (13 to 16 feet) in height; under certain environmental conditions, some tree species may develop a multi-stemmed or short growth form (less than 4 meters or 13 feet in

Duration: Perennial

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