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Rhamnus cathartica
common buckthorn Buckthorn Family
Rhamnus cathartica Rhamnaceae
common names
  common buckthorn
  European buckthorn
accepted scientific name
  Rhamnus cathartica L.
rules for finding collection records
  Rhamnus cathartica (1339)
family name
Image Author: Jan Samanek,State Phytosanitary Administration,Bugwood.org
Image License: CC BY
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Category: Shrubs, Broadleaf Trees
Flowers: Five petals
Petal colors: color
Flower size is about 0.2 inches
Leaf: Alternate, Opposite
Plant Observed last week of April thru 2nd week of November
Not Native, Invasive in CT, MA, MN, NH, VT. Noxious weed in MT.

How Likely at this Location (37%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (27%)
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