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Robinia

 

(locust), a genus of deciduous trees and shrubs of the family Leguminosae. The stipules are spiny, and the compound leaves are oddly pinnate. The white, pink, and red flowers are in racemes. There are approximately 20 species, distributed mainly in North and Central America. Seven species are cultivated in the USSR. Particularly widespread is the black locust (R. pseudoacacia).

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Black locust, Robinia pseudoacacia, and northern catalpa, Catalpa speciosa, both native to southeastern North America, are invading the forests near the confluence of the rivers.
The first, Robinia pseudoacacia, is a native of the American Appalachians but is now familiar to anyone who visits France where it has been widely planted alongside roads and railway lines.
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Chey is up against Lara Morgan, 47, founder of toiletries firm Pacific Direct; Carol Nash, 62, boss of an insurance firm for motorcyclists; Sara Tremellen, 38, chief executive of retail firm Bravissimo; and Elizabeth Wagstaff, 56, founder of the Robinia Care Group.
Elizabeth Wagstaff, Founder & Chief Executive, Robinia Care Group:
The new arrival of tiny yellow leaves on the Robinia, a burst of green from the red buds of an Acer and the growth of herbaceous perennials mean there is always something new to look and marvel at.
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