I took this photo in the wetlands behind my house. I was distracted taking pictures, and nearly walked right into this tree!
Man alive!! What kind of weaponized tree of mass destruction is this?!? I need to pay more attention to where I’m walking down there. Either that, or wear armor.
I did a little research, and I think it’s a Honey Locust (Gleditsia triacanthos). Not poisonous, but ouch! Any arborists out there who can confirm?
Links to my earlier B&W photos: