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European buckthorn
Rhamnus cathartica L.

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Taxonomic Rank

Kingdom: Plantae
Phylum: Magnoliophyta
Class: Magnoliopsida
Subclass: Rosidae
Order: Rhamnales
Family: Rhamnaceae
Genus: Rhamnus

Other System Links

Plants: RHCA3
Bayer: RHACT
GRIN: 31018
ITIS: 28573
NPDN Host: 34032

Synonyms and Other Names

Other Common Names:
common buckthorn, European buckthorn


Category: Shrub or Subshrub
Category: Hardwood Trees