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Common Buckthorn (Rhamnus cathartica)

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    Credit: Köhler, F. E. (Franz Eugen) | Köhler's Medizinal-Pflanzen in naturgetreuen Abbildungen mit kurz erläuterndem Texte : Atlas zur Pharmacopoea germanica, Volume 1 of 3 | License: PD Old
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Rhamnus Cathartica, or more commonly know as Common Buckthorn, is a tree shrub of the genus Rhamnus. Its duration is perennial which means it will grow year after year. Rhamnus Cathartica or Common Buckthorn's floral region is North America US Lower 48, specifically in the states of California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Iowa, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Maryland, Maine, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, North Carolina, North Dakota, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Tennessee, Utah, Virginia, Vermont, Wisconsin and Wyoming.

  • Category: Dicot
  • Genus: Rhamnus
  • Family: Rhamnaceae
  • Order: Rhamnales
  • Class: Magnoliopsida
  • Division: Magnoliophyta
  • Duration: Perennial
  • Growth Habit: Tree Shrub
  • Native Status: L48 (I) CAN (I)
  • State Noxious Status: CT (IB) MA (P) MN (RNW) NH (PIS) VT (CBW)
  • State Noxious Common Name: CT (common buckthorn) MA (common buckthorn) MN (common buckthorn European buckthorn) NH (common buckthorn) VT (common buckthorn)
  • PLANTS Invasive Status: STATE WI
  • National Wetland Indicator Status: UPL FACU
  • Regional Wetland Indicator Status: 1(UPL) 2(NI) 3(FACU) 4(FACU) 5(FACU) 8(NI)




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