Origin: North America
First finding in Slovenia: 1964
Pathways: ornamental plant; planted for honey bees
Possible to find: year-round
Flowering season: May-June
Habitat: Sunny and half-shadowy lowland habitats: riversides, forest edges, scrubland and ruderal areas. Commonly planted in gardens and parks.
Status in Slovenia: Occurs widespread in lowland parts of Slovenia. Not rarely cultivated in gardens and parks.
Similar species: Black locust tree, Robinia pseudoacacia, which is a widespread American species.
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