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Kentucky coffeetree

Gymnocladus dioicus

60-90’ tall native tree. Habitats include rich woodlands, and riverbanks. Kentucky coffee tree is cultivated as a trouble-free landscape tree tolerant of urban conditions. NATIVE TO THE EASTERN HALF OF THE U.S.

Native Americans and early American settlers roasted and ground the seeds to brew a coffee-like beverage.