GLOSSY BUCKTHORN - RHAMNUS FRANGULA

glossy buckthorn

Common Name: glossy buckthorn, alder buckthorn

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Family:
 Rhamnaceae
Genus: Rhamnus
Species: frangula

Hardiness Zone: 3 to 7
Height: 12 to 15 ft 
Width: 3 to 4 ft

Description:​ ​​​​​The glossy buckthorn is given its name due to the glossy look of the leaves. This is one of their distinguishing traits. Aggressive and invasive like the European buckthorn.

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