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How to use black locust in a sentence
The black locust, a native of Ohio and Kentucky, may be raised from the seed, with less labor than a nursery of apple trees.A New Guide for Emigrants to the West | J. M. Peck
It should not be confused with the very durable wood of the black locust.Forest Trees of Illinois | Fuller George D.
I saw the great elms and maples scorched, dead, the tall black locust burned to a ship's mast.A Daughter of the Middle Border | Hamlin Garland
Yet the common black locust is one of the most distinct and pleasing American trees of moderate height.Getting Acquainted with the Trees | J. Horace McFarland
The flowers are much smaller than those of the black locust, but the pods are several times as long (twelve to eighteen inches).The Principal Species of Wood: Their Characteristic Properties | Charles H. (Charles Henry) Snow