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Frangula alnus . Mill
ALDER BUCKTHORN
Rhamnus frangula L; Glossy Buckthorn; Rhamnus frangula

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Frangula alnus Mill.
glossy buckthorn

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General Information
Symbol: FRAL4
Group: Dicot
Family: Rhamnaceae
Duration: Perennial
Growth Habit : Shrub
Tree
Native Status : CAN   I
L48   I
Other Common Names: alder buckthorn
frangula
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Native Status:
lower 48 status L48    Alaska status AK    Hawaii status HI    Puerto Rico status PR    Virgin Islands status VI    Navassa Island NAV    Canada status CAN    Greenland status GL    Saint Pierre and Michelon status SPM    North America NA   

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Robert H. Mohlenbrock. USDA SCS. 1989. Midwest wetland flora: Field office illustrated guide to plant species . Midwest National Technical Center, Lincoln. Provided by USDA NRCS Wetland Science Institute (WSI). Usage Requirements .

Steve Hurst. Provided by ARS Systematic Botany and Mycology Laboratory . Russian Federation, Tiflis. Usage Requirements .

Steve Hurst. Provided by ARS Systematic Botany and Mycology Laboratory . Russian Federation, Tiflis. Usage Requirements .

Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913. An illustrated flora of the northern United States, Canada and the British Possessions. 3 vols. Charles Scribner's Sons, New York. Vol. 2: 504. Provided by Kentucky Native Plant Society . Scanned by Omnitek Inc . Usage Requirements .

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Synonyms

Symbol Scientific Name
RHFR Rhamnus frangula L.
RHFRC2 Rhamnus frangula L. ssp. columnaris hort.
RHFRA Rhamnus frangula L. var. angustifolia Loudon

Classification

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Rank Scientific Name and Common Name
Kingdom Plantae – Plants
Subkingdom Tracheobionta – Vascular plants
Superdivision Spermatophyta – Seed plants
Division Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants
Class Magnoliopsida – Dicotyledons
Subclass Rosidae
Order Rhamnales
Family Rhamnaceae – Buckthorn family
Genus Frangula Mill. – buckthorn
Species Frangula alnus Mill. – glossy buckthorn

Subordinate Taxa

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Legal Status

Noxious Weed Information
This plant is listed by the U.S. federal government or a state. Common names are from state and federal lists. Click on a place name to get a complete noxious weed list for that location, or click here for a composite list of all Federal and State Noxious Weeds .
Connecticut glossy buckthorn Invasive, not banned
Massachusetts European buckthorn, glossy buckthorn Prohibited
Minnesota Rhamnus frangula glossy buckthorn Restricted noxious weed
New Hampshire Rhamnus frangula glossy buckthorn Prohibited invasive Species
Vermont Rhamnus frangula glossy buckthorn Class B noxious weed
U.S. Weed Information
Frangula alnus alder buckthorn columnar buckthorn fen buckthorn glossy buckthorn tall hedge buckthorn Rhamnus frangula alder buckthorn
columnar buckthorn
fen buckthorn
glossy buckthorn
tall hedge buckthorn
This plant and synonyms italicized and indented above can be weedy or invasive according to the authoritative sources noted below.This plant may be known by one or more common names in different places, and some are listed above. Click on an acronym to view each weed list, or click here for a composite list of Weeds of the U.S.
STATE Assorted authors. State noxious weed lists for 46 states . State agriculture or natural resource departments.
SEEPPC Southeast Exotic Pest Plant Council. 1996. Invasive exotic pest plants in Tennessee (19 October 1999). Research Committee of the Tennessee Exotic Pest Plant Council. Tennessee.
WI Hoffman, R.and K. Kearns (eds.). 1997. Wisconsin manual of control recommendations for ecologically invasive plants . Wisconsin Dept. Natural Resources. Madison, Wisconsin.

Wetland Status

Interpreting Wetland Status

North America
Arid West FAC
Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain FAC
Eastern Mountains and Piedmont FAC
Great Plains FAC
Midwest FACW
Northcentral & Northeast FAC
Western Mountains, Valleys, and Coast FAC

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University of Tennessee Herbarium (Distribution) (FRAL4)
University of Wisconsin - Stevens Point Freckmann Herbarium (FRAL4)
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MA-Massachusetts Non-Native Plant Introductions (RHFR)
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TNC-Invasives on the Web (FRAL4)

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