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Buckthorn Tree Facts
Buckthorns are deciduous bushes or small trees in the buckthorn family (Rhamnaceae), and several species are native to North America while others originated in Europe, Asia, Eurasia and/or Africa. The name "buckthorn" comes from the non-native species,... More »
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Rhamnus is a genus of about 110 accepted species of shrubs or small trees, commonly known as buckthorns in the family Rhamnaceae. Its species range from ...


Buckthorn identification. Common buckthorn (Rhamnus cathartica). Appearance: Tall understory shrub or small tree up to 25' high with a spreading loosely ...


A deciduous shrub or tree from the Buckthorn Family (Rhamnaceae). Buckthorn ... XCommon Buckthorn is highly invasive and should not be planted in Ohio.


Sep 27, 2012 ... The cooler temperatures of fall make it a great season to work on removing buckthorn. Many of our native trees and shrubs change leaf color ...


Common buckthorn is an invasive plant in Illinois and should not be planted. It forms dense thickets and reproduces very freely, crowding out other plants and ...


Common Buckthorn (Rhamnus cathartica) is a small, shrubby tree. Its poisonous, small, black berries are often mistaken for wild black cherries. This non-native ...


Jun 5, 2013 ... Biological, ecological and regulatory information on the invasive plant common buckthorn, Rhamnus cathartica.


Plant habit. A tall shrub or small tree, buckthorn can grow 20 to 25 feet tall and up to 10 inches in diameter. A columnar variety of glossy buckthorn has also been ...