Native to China and Korea but not Japan .... who makes up these common names anyway, and I guess its new botanical name is Styphnolobium japonicum
wow, how many plants do we have that look like this? Robinia, Tipuana, Gleditsia, Cassia, the list goes on.
Green stems, often for several years. Black bud. Fruit with constrictions between the seeds.
448 Sumner Dr.
Harvey West Park, behind the children's play area are 2 fairly young trees.