LOCUST

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LOCUST suitable for counties:
CALIFORNIA: Alameda, Butte, Contra Costa, Glenn, Humboldt, Inyo, Kern, Los Angeles, Marin, Mendocino, Mono, Monterey, Napa, Nevada, Orange, Plumas, Sacramento, San Bernardino, San Diego, San Francisco, San Joaquin, San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara, Santa Cruz, Shasta, Siskiyou, Sonoma, Sutter, Tulare, Ventura, Yolo
ARIZONA: Apache, Cochise, Coconino, Gila, Graham, Greenlee, Maricopa, Mohave, Navajo, Pima, Pinal, Santa Cruz, Yavapai
ARKANSAS: Arkansas, Ashley, Benton, Boone, Bradley, Calhoun, Carroll, Chicot, Clark, Clay, Cleburne, Cleveland, Columbia, Conway, Craighead, Crawford, Crittenden, Cross, Dallas, Drew, Faulkner, Franklin, Garland, Greene, Hempstead, Hot Spring, Howard, Independence, Izard, Jefferson, Johnson, Lawrence, Lee, Lincoln, Little River, Logan, Lonoke, Madison, Marion, Mississippi, Montgomery, Nevada, Newton, Ouachita, Perry, Pike, Poinsett, Polk, Pope, Pulaski, Randolph, Saline, Scott, Searcy, Sebastian, Sevier, St. Francis, Stone, Union, Van Buren, Washington, White, Woodruff, Yell
ALABAMA: Autauga, Baldwin, Barbour, Bibb, Blount, Butler, Calhoun, Chambers, Cherokee, Chilton, Choctaw, Clarke, Clay, Cleburne, Coffee, Colbert, Conecuh, Coosa, Crenshaw, Cullman, Dale, Dallas, DeKalb, Elmore, Escambia, Fayette, Franklin, Geneva, Greene, Hale, Jackson, Jefferson, Lamar, Lauderdale, Lawrence, Lee, Limestone, Lowndes, Macon, Madison, Marengo, Marion, Marshall, Mobile, Montgomery, Morgan, Perry, Pickens, Pike, Randolph, Russell, Shelby, St. Clair, Talladega, Tallapoosa, Tuscaloosa, Walker, Washington, Wilcox, Winston
DELAWARE: New Castle
DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA: District of Columbia
CONNECTICUT: Fairfield, Hartford, Litchfield, Middlesex, New Haven, New London, Tolland, Windham
COLORADO: Baca, Boulder, Douglas, El Paso, Garfield, Huerfano, Jefferson, Larimer, Las Animas, Logan, Mesa, Montrose
IDAHO: Ada, Bannock, Boise, Bonner, Canyon, Clearwater, Elmore, Idaho, Kootenai, Latah, Lewis, Lincoln, Minidoka, Nez Perce, Owyhee, Payette, Shoshone, Twin Falls
IOWA: Adair, Harrison, Monona, Montgomery, Shelby, Sioux, Taylor
GEORGIA: Bartow, Bibb, Butts, Carroll, Charlton, Clarke, Cobb, Columbia, Dade, Dawson, DeKalb, Elbert, Fannin, Floyd, Forsyth, Gwinnett, Hall, Harris, Hart, Lanier, Liberty, Macon, McDuffie, Meriwether, Morgan, Murray, Oconee, Pickens, Rabun, Richmond, Spalding, Stephens, Sumter, Tattnall, Union, Walker, Whitfield
FLORIDA: Alachua, Clay, Escambia, Franklin, Gadsden, Jackson, Lake, Leon, Madison, Marion, Okaloosa, Santa Rosa, Washington
KENTUCKY: Anderson, Barren, Bath, Bell, Boone, Bourbon, Bracken, Breathitt, Bullitt, Caldwell, Calloway, Campbell, Carlisle, Carter, Casey, Clark, Clay, Daviess, Edmonson, Estill, Fayette, Fleming, Floyd, Fulton, Gallatin, Garrard, Grant, Graves, Hancock, Hardin, Harlan, Henderson, Henry, Hickman, Hopkins, Jackson, Jefferson, Jessamine, Kenton, Larue, Laurel, Lee, Leslie, Letcher, Lincoln, Livingston, Lyon, Madison, Marion, Marshall, McCracken, McCreary, Meade, Menifee, Mercer, Monroe, Montgomery, Morgan, Nelson, Ohio, Oldham, Owen, Pendleton, Perry, Pike, Powell, Rockcastle, Rowan, Simpson, Spencer, Todd, Union, Warren, Washington, Webster, Whitley, Wolfe, Woodford
KANSAS: Allen, Anderson, Atchison, Barber, Bourbon, Brown, Butler, Chase, Chautauqua, Cherokee, Clark, Clay, Coffey, Cowley, Crawford, Decatur, Dickinson, Doniphan, Douglas, Elk, Ellsworth, Ford, Franklin, Geary, Gray, Harvey, Jackson, Jefferson, Jewell, Johnson, Kearny, Labette, Leavenworth, Linn, Logan, Lyon, Marion, Marshall, Morris, Morton, Nemaha, Neosho, Norton, Osage, Pawnee, Pottawatomie, Pratt, Rawlins, Reno, Republic, Rice, Riley, Rush, Sedgwick, Seward, Shawnee, Smith, Stafford, Stevens, Sumner, Wabaunsee, Wallace, Washington, Woodson, Wyandotte
INDIANA: Bartholomew, Carroll, Cass, Clark, Daviess, Dearborn, Decatur, Floyd, Fountain, Franklin, Hamilton, Hancock, Harrison, Hendricks, Henry, Huntington, Jasper, Jefferson, Johnson, Kosciusko, La Porte, Lagrange, Lake, Lawrence, Madison, Marion, Monroe, Montgomery, Morgan, Newton, Noble, Parke, Perry, Porter, Posey, Putnam, Ripley, Spencer, St. Joseph, Steuben, Sullivan, Switzerland, Tippecanoe, Union, Vigo, Wayne, Wells
ILLINOIS: Adams, Alexander, Bond, Boone, Brown, Calhoun, Carroll, Cass, Champaign, Christian, Clark, Clinton, Coles, Cook, Crawford, De Witt, DeKalb, Douglas, DuPage, Edgar, Fayette, Ford, Franklin, Fulton, Gallatin, Greene, Grundy, Hamilton, Hancock, Hardin, Henderson, Iroquois, Jackson, Jefferson, Jersey, Jo Daviess, Johnson, Kane, Kankakee, Kendall, Knox, La Salle, Lake, Lawrence, Livingston, Logan, Macon, Macoupin, Madison, Marion, Mason, Massac, McDonough, McHenry, McLean, Mercer, Monroe, Montgomery, Morgan, Moultrie, Ogle, Peoria, Perry, Piatt, Pike, Pope, Pulaski, Randolph, Richland, Rock Island, Saline, Sangamon, Schuyler, Scott, Shelby, St. Clair, Stark, Tazewell, Union, Vermilion, Wabash, Washington, White, Whiteside, Will, Williamson, Winnebago, Woodford
MAINE: Androscoggin, Cumberland, Franklin, Hancock, Kennebec, Knox, Oxford, Penobscot, Piscataquis, Sagadahoc, Somerset, Waldo, Washington, York
MARYLAND: All counties
MASSACHUSETTS: Barnstable, Berkshire, Bristol, Dukes, Essex, Franklin, Hampden, Hampshire, Middlesex, Nantucket, Norfolk, Plymouth, Suffolk, Worcester
LOUISIANA: Allen, Assumption, Avoyelles, Bienville, Bossier, Caddo, Calcasieu, Caldwell, Cameron, Catahoula, Claiborne, Concordia, De Soto, East Baton Rouge, East Carroll, East Feliciana, Evangeline, Franklin, Grant, Iberia, Jackson, La Salle, Lafayette, Lincoln, Livingston, Madison, Morehouse, Natchitoches, Orleans, Ouachita, Pointe Coupee, Rapides, Red River, Richland, Sabine, St Bernard, St. Charles, St. Helena, St. Martin, St. Mary, Tangipahoa, Tensas, Union, Vermilion, Vernon, Webster, West Carroll, West Feliciana, Winn
MISSISSIPPI: Adams, Amite, Benton, Bolivar, Chickasaw, Claiborne, Copiah, DeSoto, Forrest, Greene, Hancock, Harrison, Hinds, Jackson, Jasper, Jefferson, Kemper, Lafayette, Lamar, Lee, Leflore, Madison, Marshall, Noxubee, Pearl River, Perry, Pike, Pontotoc, Scott, Smith, Tishomingo, Union, Washington, Wayne, Wilkinson, Yazoo
MISSOURI: Adair, Andrew, Atchison, Audrain, Barry, Barton, Boone, Buchanan, Callaway, Cape Girardeau, Clark, Clay, Clinton, Cooper, Crawford, DeKalb, Franklin, Greene, Henry, Holt, Howard, Howell, Iron, Jackson, Jasper, Jefferson, Johnson, Lewis, Lincoln, Linn, Livingston, Marion, McDonald, Montgomery, Newton, Nodaway, Ozark, Phelps, Pike, Platte, Pulaski, Putnam, Ralls, Randolph, Reynolds, Schuyler, Scotland, Scott, Shannon, Shelby, St. Charles, St. Louis, Stoddard, Taney, Vernon, Warren, Washington, Wayne
MINNESOTA: Anoka, Big Stone, Blue Earth, Hennepin, Lac qui Parle, Le Sueur, Pipestone, Ramsey, Rice, St. Louis, Wabasha, Washington, Winona, Wright
MICHIGAN: Alcona, Allegan, Alpena, Arenac, Baraga, Benzie, Berrien, Calhoun, Cass, Charlevoix, Cheboygan, Clinton, Emmet, Grand Traverse, Gratiot, Hillsdale, Ingham, Iosco, Isabella, Jackson, Kalamazoo, Kent, Keweenaw, Lapeer, Leelanau, Lenawee, Livingston, Marquette, Mason, Midland, Montcalm, Montmorency, Muskegon, Newaygo, Oakland, Oscoda, Schoolcraft, St. Clair, St. Joseph, Van Buren, Washtenaw
NEBRASKA: Arthur, Brown, Buffalo, Cherry, Dawes, Dodge, Holt, Lancaster, Otoe, Richardson, Sarpy, Thayer
NORTH DAKOTA: All counties
NORTH CAROLINA: Alexander, Avery, Bladen, Brunswick, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Chowan, Clay, Cleveland, Columbus, Cumberland, Currituck, Dare, Durham, Forsyth, Gates, Graham, Guilford, Harnett, Haywood, Henderson, Hoke, Jackson, Johnston, Lee, Lenoir, Lincoln, Macon, Madison, McDowell, Mitchell, Moore, New Hanover, Onslow, Orange, Pender, Person, Pitt, Polk, Randolph, Richmond, Robeson, Rowan, Rutherford, Sampson, Scotland, Stanly, Stokes, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Union, Wake, Watauga, Wayne, Wilkes, Wilson, Yancey
MONTANA: All counties
NEVADA: Carson City, Clark, Douglas, Lincoln, Storey, Washoe, White Pine
NEW MEXICO: Bernalillo, Catron, Colfax, Curry, Dona Ana, Eddy, Grant, Harding, Hidalgo, Lincoln, Los Alamos, Luna, McKinley, Mora, Otero, Rio Arriba, Roosevelt, San Juan, San Miguel, Sandoval, Santa Fe, Sierra, Socorro, Taos, Torrance, Union
NEW JERSEY: Atlantic, Bergen, Burlington, Camden, Cape May, Essex, Gloucester, Hudson, Hunterdon, Mercer, Middlesex, Monmouth, Morris, Ocean, Passaic, Salem, Somerset, Sussex, Union, Warren
NEW HAMPSHIRE: Belknap, Carroll, Cheshire, Coos, Grafton, Hillsborough, Merrimack, Rockingham, Strafford, Sullivan
OREGON: Benton, Clackamas, Clatsop, Coos, Crook, Douglas, Gilliam, Harney, Jackson, Josephine, Lane, Lincoln, Linn, Marion, Morrow, Multnomah, Polk, Sherman, Umatilla, Union, Wallowa, Wasco, Washington, Yamhill
OKLAHOMA: Adair, Alfalfa, Beaver, Carter, Cherokee, Cleveland, Custer, Delaware, Garvin, Grady, Latimer, Le Flore, Logan, Mayes, McClain, McCurtain, Muskogee, Oklahoma, Payne, Pittsburg, Pottawatomie, Pushmataha, Sequoyah, Stephens, Tulsa, Woods
OHIO: Adams, Allen, Ashland, Ashtabula, Athens, Auglaize, Belmont, Brown, Butler, Carroll, Champaign, Clark, Clermont, Clinton, Columbiana, Coshocton, Crawford, Cuyahoga, Darke, Defiance, Delaware, Erie, Fairfield, Fayette, Franklin, Fulton, Gallia, Geauga, Greene, Guernsey, Hamilton, Hancock, Hardin, Harrison, Henry, Highland, Hocking, Holmes, Huron, Jackson, Jefferson, Knox, Lake, Lawrence, Licking, Logan, Lorain, Lucas, Madison, Mahoning, Marion, Medina, Meigs, Mercer, Miami, Monroe, Montgomery, Morgan, Morrow, Muskingum, Noble, Ottawa, Paulding, Perry, Pickaway, Pike, Portage, Preble, Putnam, Richland, Ross, Sandusky, Scioto, Seneca, Shelby, Stark, Summit, Trumbull, Tuscarawas, Union, Van Wert, Vinton, Warren, Washington, Wayne, Williams, Wood, Wyandot
NEW YORK: Albany, Bronx, Cattaraugus, Clinton, Columbia, Delaware, Dutchess, Erie, Essex, Greene, Kings, Lewis, Livingston, Madison, Monroe, Nassau, New York, Oneida, Onondaga, Ontario, Orange, Oswego, Otsego, Putnam, Queens, Rensselaer, Richmond, Rockland, Saratoga, Schenectady, St. Lawrence, Suffolk, Tioga, Tompkins, Ulster, Warren, Washington, Westchester
SOUTH DAKOTA: Butte, Clay, Lawrence
SOUTH CAROLINA: Abbeville, Aiken, Allendale, Anderson, Barnwell, Beaufort, Berkeley, Charleston, Cherokee, Clarendon, Darlington, Fairfield, Florence, Greenville, Horry, Jasper, Lexington, Marion, McCormick, Newberry, Oconee, Pickens, Richland, Spartanburg, Sumter, Union, Williamsburg, York
RHODE ISLAND: Bristol, Kent, Newport, Providence, Washington
PENNSYLVANIA: Adams, Allegheny, Armstrong, Beaver, Bedford, Berks, Blair, Bradford, Bucks, Butler, Cambria, Cameron, Carbon, Centre, Chester, Clearfield, Clinton, Columbia, Cumberland, Dauphin, Delaware, Erie, Fayette, Forest, Franklin, Fulton, Greene, Huntingdon, Indiana, Jefferson, Juniata, Lackawanna, Lancaster, Lawrence, Lebanon, Lehigh, Luzerne, Lycoming, McKean, Mifflin, Monroe, Montgomery, Montour, Northampton, Northumberland, Perry, Philadelphia, Pike, Potter, Schuylkill, Snyder, Somerset, Sullivan, Susquehanna, Union, Venango, Warren, Washington, Wayne, Westmoreland, Wyoming, York
VIRGINIA: Accomack, Albemarle, Alleghany, Amelia, Amherst, Appomattox, Arlington, Augusta, Bath, Bedford, Bland, Botetourt, Brunswick, Buchanan, Buckingham, Campbell, Caroline, Carroll, Charles City, Charlotte, Chesapeake, Chesterfield, Clarke, Craig, Culpeper, Cumberland, Dickenson, Dinwiddie, Essex, Fairfax, Fauquier, Floyd, Fluvanna, Franklin, Frederick, Giles, Gloucester, Goochland, Grayson, Greene, Greensville, Halifax, Hampton, Hanover, Henrico, Henry, Highland, Isle of Wight, James City, King and Queen, King George, King William, Lancaster, Lee, Loudoun, Louisa, Lunenburg, Madison, Mathews, Mecklenburg, Middlesex, Montgomery, Nelson, New Kent, Newport News, Northampton, Northumberland, Nottoway, Orange, Page, Patrick, Pittsylvania, Powhatan, Prince Edward, Prince George, Prince William, Pulaski, Rappahannock, Richmond, Roanoke, Rockbridge, Rockingham, Russell, Scott, Shenandoah, Smyth, Southampton, Spotsylvania, Stafford, Suffolk, Surry, Sussex, Tazewell, Virginia Beach, Warren, Washington, Westmoreland, Wise, Wythe, York
UTAH: Cache, Carbon, Emery, Grand, Kane, Millard, Salt Lake, San Juan, Sanpete, Utah, Washington, Wayne
TEXAS: Brazos, Burleson, Childress, Culberson, Deaf Smith, Ellis, Fayette, Franklin, Freestone, Galveston, Grayson, Harris, Hays, Hemphill, Jasper, Jeff Davis, Johnson, Leon, Lipscomb, Lubbock, Rusk, San Augustine, San Patricio, Tarrant, Travis, Walker, Waller, Washington, Wilson
TENNESSEE: Anderson, Bedford, Benton, Blount, Campbell, Carter, Cheatham, Claiborne, Clay, Cocke, Cumberland, Davidson, Dickson, Dyer, Fayette, Franklin, Gibson, Grainger, Greene, Grundy, Hamilton, Hardin, Hawkins, Haywood, Houston, Jackson, Johnson, Knox, Lauderdale, Lawrence, Lewis, Loudon, Maury, Meigs, Monroe, Montgomery, Morgan, Obion, Overton, Pickett, Polk, Putnam, Roane, Robertson, Scott, Sequatchie, Sevier, Shelby, Stewart, Sullivan, Sumner, Tipton, Trousdale, Unicoi, Union, Van Buren, Wayne, Williamson
WEST VIRGINIA: Barbour, Berkeley, Boone, Braxton, Brooke, Cabell, Calhoun, Doddridge, Fayette, Gilmer, Grant, Greenbrier, Hancock, Hardy, Harrison, Jackson, Jefferson, Kanawha, Lewis, Lincoln, Logan, Marion, Marshall, Mason, McDowell, Mercer, Mineral, Monongalia, Monroe, Morgan, Nicholas, Ohio, Pendleton, Pleasants, Pocahontas, Preston, Putnam, Raleigh, Randolph, Ritchie, Roane, Summers, Taylor, Tucker, Tyler, Upshur, Webster, Wetzel, Wirt, Wood, Wyoming
WISCONSIN: Adams, Bayfield, Brown, Buffalo, Burnett, Chippewa, Columbia, Crawford, Dane, Door, Douglas, Fond du Lac, Grant, Green, Green Lake, Iowa, Iron, Jackson, Jefferson, Kenosha, Kewaunee, La Crosse, Lafayette, Lincoln, Manitowoc, Marinette, Marquette, Milwaukee, Monroe, Oconto, Oneida, Outagamie, Pepin, Pierce, Portage, Racine, Richland, Rock, Sauk, Shawano, Sheboygan, St. Croix, Taylor, Vernon, Vilas, Walworth, Waukesha, Waushara
WASHINGTON: Benton, Chelan, Garfield, Kitsap, Kittitas, Klickitat, Mason, Pend Oreille, San Juan, Skagit, Wahkiakum, Walla Walla, Whitman
VERMONT: Addison, Bennington, Chittenden, Grand Isle, Orange, Orleans, Rutland, Windham, Windsor
WYOMING: Sheridan
Active Growth Period : - - Flower Color : - -
Foliage Color : - - Growth Form : - -
Growth Rate : - - Height, Mature (feet) : - -
Drought Tolerance : - - Frost Free Days, Minimum : - -
Temperature, Minimum (°F) : - - Palatable Human : - -
Bloom Period : - -
SHOW ALL PLANT CHARACTERSTICS

Reproduction

Bloom Period : - - Commercial Availability : - -
Fruit/Seed Abundance : - - Fruit/Seed Period Begin : - -
Fruit/Seed Period End : - - Fruit/Seed Persistence : - -
Propogated by Bare Root : - - Propogated by Bulbs : - -
Propogated by Container : - - Propogated by Corms : - -
Propogated by Cuttings : - - Propogated by Seed : - -
Propogated by Sod : - - Propogated by Sprigs : - -
Propogated by Tubers : - - Seeds per Pound : - -
Seed Spread Rate : - - Seedling Vigor : - -
Small Grain : - - Vegetative Spread Rate : - -

Use

Berry/Nut/Seed Product : - - Christmas Tree Product : - -
Fodder Product : - - Fuelwood Product : - -
Lumber Product : - - Naval Store Product : - -
Nursery Stock Product : - - Palatable Browse Animal : - -
Palatable Graze Animal : - - Palatable Human : - -
Post Product : - - Protein Potential : - -
Pulpwood Product : - - Veneer Product : - -

Physiology

Active Growth Period : - - After Harvest Regrowth Rate : - -
Bloat : - - C:N Ratio : - -
Coppice Potential : - - Fall Conspicuous : - -
Fire Resistance : - - Flower Color : - -
Flower Conspicuous : - - Foliage Color : - -
Foliage Porosity Summer : - - Foliage Porosity Winter : - -
Foliage Texture : - - Fruit Color : - -
Fruit Conspicuous : - - Growth Form : - -
Growth Rate : - - Height at Base Age, Maximum (feet) : - -
Height, Mature (feet) : - - Known Allelopath : - -
Leaf Retention : - - Lifespan : - -
Low Growing Grass : - - Nitrogen Fixation : - -
Resprout Ability : - - Shape and Orientation : - -
Toxicity : - -

Growth Requirements

Adapted to Coarse Textured Soils : - - Adapted to Medium Textured Soils : - -
Adapted to Fine Textured Soils : - - Anaerobic Tolerance : - -
CaCO3 Tolerance : - - Cold Stratification Required : - -
Drought Tolerance : - - Fertility Requirement : - -
Fire Tolerance : - - Frost Free Days, Minimum : - -
Hedge Tolerance : - - Moisture Use : - -
pH (Minimum) : - - pH (Maximum) : - -
Planting Density per Acre, Minimum : - - Planting Density per Acre, Maximum : - -
Precipitation (Minimum) : - - Precipitation (Maximum) : - -
Root Depth, Minimum (inches) : - - Salinity Tolerance : - -
Shade Tolerance : - - Temperature, Minimum (°F) : - -

LOCUST GALLERY

locust
Courtesy of USDA Forest Service.

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