Robinia pseudoacacia, Black Locust, False acacia, Locust tree
Tree or shrub with alternate leaflets with two spines at the base of each leaf. Flowers are fragrant, white / cream and droop. Pods are brown with seeds inside.
Only during drought conditions, unpalatable.
All parts of tree except flowers, bark is most toxic.
Colic, diarrhea, staggering, loss of appetite, weak pulse, paralysis.
Death is rare, but recovery time is slow.
*It should be noted that we are not veterinarians. This information is written specifically for horses and should be used for reference purposes only. If you think your horse has eaten something toxic call your vet right away.