Gleditsia triacanthos inermis 'Sunburst'
Initially, gray-brown to bronze, and smooth with many horizontal lenticels, later breaking into long, narrow, curling plates. Often displaying clusters of large, branched thorns on trunk.
glossy and dark green (yellow in fall) and are pinnate with 14 - 24 lance-shaped leaflets.
In fall, pendant, twisted, seed pods are borne.