Thursday, March 5, 2015

Honey Locust

Honey locust, gleditsia triacanthos, Fortezza Nuova, Livorno
The impressive thorns (3–10 cm) of the honey locust, quite common inside the Fortezza Nuova.

External links: Honey locust (Wikipedia)
See also: Fortezza Nuova

14 comments:

Lois said...

Very pretty, but definitely not for touching!

Michelle said...

We have something similar on our farm. Very bad if you fall in them.

William Kendall said...

You would definitely want to give that a wide berth!

Luis Gomez said...

These are huge!

Randy said...

Oh that would hurt.

Jack said...

Great details!

Dina said...

I can only hope the crown of thorns had smaller thorns than these.

PerthDailyPhoto said...

Oh my.. and I thought my bougainvillea were thorny VP, wonderful macro!

Tanya Breese said...

ouch!

Birdman said...

Ouch!

cieldequimper said...

So that's what they are! I love those trees. And yet ouch again!

carolann said...

oh wow danger if you get hooked on the branches for sure.

Nice Macro take.

EG CameraGirl said...

Very pretty colours but I don't think I'd want this in MY garden. ;)

José Mendonça said...

Great shot. Love it!