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False Acacia Robinia pseudoacacia (Fabaceae) HEIGHT to 30m. Medium-sized, open-crowned tree. BARK Spirally ridged. BRANCHES Snap easily. LEAVES Alternate, to 20cm long, pinnate, with 3–10 pairs of oval yellowish-green leaflets; petiole has 2 woody, basal stipules, each leaflet has a small stipule at petiole base. REPRODUCTIVE PARTS Fragrant, white pea-like flowers in dense, hanging clusters, to 20cm long. Pods smooth, to 10cm long. STATUS AND DISTRIBUTION Native to USA, planted here and naturalised.