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The buckthorn plant family includes three different species found in the United States. Two species are non-native, invasive plants that quickly develop into dense, uncontrollable thickets. The last is a small, deciduous shrub found in southern areas of... More »
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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rhamnus_(genus)

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 ...

www.dnr.state.mn.us/invasives/terrestrialplants/woody/buckthorn/index.html

Common buckthorn (Rhamnus cathartica) was first brought to Minnesota from Europe in the mid-1800s as a very popular hedging material. Shortly after its ...

www.dnr.state.mn.us/invasives/terrestrialplants/woody/buckthorn/id.html

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

dnr.wi.gov/topic/invasives/fact/commonbuckthorn.html

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

fmr.org/buckthorn-how-can-a-shrub-be-so-harmful

European buckthorn (also called "common buckthorn" or just "buckthorn") is a tall , understory shrub brought to North America in the early 1800s as an ...

www.invasivespeciesinfo.gov/plants/buckthorn.shtml

A species profile for Common Buckthorn from USDA's National Invasive Species Information Center.

forestry.ohiodnr.gov/buckthorn

Common Buckthorn, also known as European Buckthorn, is an invasive shrub found throughout Ohio, the greater Midwest, and a large portion of the eastern ...

mnfi.anr.msu.edu/invasive-species/CommonBuckthornBCP.pdf

Invasive Species—Best Control Practices. 1. Common buckthorn is native to Eurasia and was introduced to North America in the 1880s as an ornamental plant.

www.nyis.info/index.php?action=invasive_detail&id=20

Common buckthorn (Rhamnus cathartica) is a small deciduous tree or large shrub that can grow to six meters in height. It has dull green oval or egg shaped ...