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  • Various hardy ornamental trees are also increased in this way, as the quince, elm, robinia and mulberry, and the rose amongst shrubs.
  • They may assume a hard and spiny character, as in Robinia Pseudacacia (fig.
  • The leaves of barberry and of some species of Astragalus, and the stipules of the false acacia (Robinia) are spiny.
  • In common language the term Acacia is often applied to species of the genus Robinia which belongs also to the Leguminous family, but is placed in a different section.
  • Robinia Pseud-acacia, or false acacia, is cultivated in the milder parts of Britain, and forms a large tree, with beautiful pea-like blossoms. The tree is sometimes called the locust tree.

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