Black locust (Robinia pseudoacacia)
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Latin (scientific) name: Robinia pseudoacacia
Common English name: Black locust
Other names: false acacia
French name: Robinier faux-acacia
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A hardiness zone is a geographically defined area where a given plant is capable of growing. Hardiness zones are based largely on climate, particularly minimum temperatures. Zone 0 covers the harshest areas in Canada for plant species. Higher numbers represent more temperate areas.
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