Tag: tree

With three-pronged thorns that can be up to 6 inches long, the honey locust (Gleditsia triacanthos) is one of the more ominous-looking trees of our area. However, if you look closely, these thorns are a curiosity. For starters, the thorns are only found on the trunk. Upon further inspection, they start growing about 5 feet […]

Read more

A Tree With Attitude


Our native Northern Catalpa seems to demand the attention of anyone near it. Just like the people that always seem to be talking about themselves and need our full attention, this Catalpa lacks humility!

Read more