Robinia viscosa

Family (Traditional)Fabaceae
SpeciesRobinia viscosa Vent.
Common NameClammy Locust; Robiniya Kleikaya
Growth Habitshrub
Plant NotesHabit: shrub; Woody/Herbaceous: woody; Terrestrial/Aquatic: Terrestrial;
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate; Simple/Compound: Compound;
Fruit Color: ;
*Average C-Value: 0.4
C value
StatusNative; TN[S2] (State Rank); G3 (Global Rank)
Specimen(s) View and Download Specimen Details »

** Not applicable or data not available.

Species Distribution Map

This species has been reported in the counties highlighted in the interactive distribution map below. Click on a county to display the its name. Click the question mark icon () to view additional information about the ecoregions shown. In the map legend, there are links to toggle the visibility of the ecoregions and/or their labels. In addition, clicking on an ecoregion name will highlight that region on the map.

  • State Boundaries
  • Counties
  • Counties - Species Present
  • Southeastern Plains
    • Blackland Prarie
  • Blue Ridge Mountains
  • Ridge and Valley
  • Cumberland Plateau
  • Cumberland Mountains
  • Allegheny Plateau
  • Interior Plateau
    • Bluegrass Region
    • Nashville Basin
    • Pennyroyal Karst Plain
    • Western Highland Rim
    • Eastern Highland Rim


No synonyms exist for this species.

Specimens and Distribution

This species has been reported in the following counties by the herbaria listed. An overview of the individual specimens are provided in the table that follows. Click on the accession number to view details; click on column headers to sort.

Counties included on distribution map: Allen (KY), Bell (KY), Carroll (TN), Coffee (TN), Moore (TN), Putnam (TN), Rutherford (TN), Wilson (TN)

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: EKY, HTTU, BOON, MTSU

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1965 - 2006

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
017393 Carroll Tennessee
Robinia viscosa
HTTU014977 Putnam Tennessee
Robinia viscosa
MTSU006494 Coffee Tennessee 01 Oct 1990 Carolyn Ridner
Robinia viscosa
MTSU006562 Wilson Tennessee 25 Apr 1981 Connie Bailey
Robinia viscosa
MTSU006563 Moore Tennessee 17 Sep 2004
Robinia viscosa
31234100446291 Bell Kentucky 04 Jul 1965 Ellwood J. Carr
Robinia viscosa
HTTU004665 Allen Kentucky
Robinia viscosa
HTTU004666 Putnam Tennessee
Robinia viscosa
MTSU006529 Rutherford Tennessee 22 Sep 2006
Robinia viscosa
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Plant Photos

Robinia viscosa - Dwayne Estes
Robinia viscosa - Dwayne Estes
Robinia viscosa - Dwayne Estes
Robinia viscosa - Dwayne Estes
Robinia viscosa - Dwayne Estes
Robinia viscosa - Dwayne Estes
Robinia viscosa - Dwayne Estes
Robinia viscosa - Dwayne Estes