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Taxon: Frangula caroliniana (Walter) A. Gray

Genus: Frangula
Family: Rhamnaceae tribe: Rhamneae.
Nomen number: 403164
Place of publication: Gen. Amer. bor. 2:178. 1849
Name verified on: 30-Oct-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 11-Mar-2008
No species priority site assigned.
Accessions: 5 in National Plant Germplasm System.
  • all available ) NPGS accessions. or .
  • all available ) NPGS accessions by country.
  • Check PlantSearch database of Botanic Gardens Conservation International for possible non-NPGS germplasm.


Common names:

  • Carolina buckthorn   (Source: Trees US [as Rhamnus caroliniana]) – English
  • Indian-cherry   (Source: Trees US [as Rhamnus caroliniana]) – English
  • yellow buckthorn   (Source: Websters Dict [as Rhamnus caroliniana]) – English

Economic importance:

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Distributional range:

      Native: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)
      Cultivated:
  • also cultivated

References:

  • Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. [= Rhamnus].
  • Kartesz, J. T. 1994. A synonymized checklist of the vascular flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland.
  • Kellermann, J. 2011. Review of Rhamnaceae data for World Economic Plants, ed. 2. pers. comm. [= Rhamnus caroliniana Walter].
  • Krüssmann, G. 1984. Manual of cultivated broad-leaved trees and shrubs (English translation of Handbuch der Laubgehölze. 1976).
  • Kunkel, G. 1984. Plants for human consumption. [= Rhamnus].
  • Little, E. L., Jr. 1979. Checklist of United States trees, Agric. Handb. 541. [= Rhamnus caroliniana Walter].
  • Webster's third new international dictionary. [= Rhamnus caroliniana].
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Synonyms:


Check other web resources for Frangula caroliniana (Walter) A. Gray:


Images:

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  • Check PlantSystematics.org for additional images
  • Google Images Images Note: Be advised that their identity may be inaccurate. Proper identification of a plant may require specialized taxonomic knowledge or comparison with properly documented herbarium material.

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Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
URL: http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/taxon.pl?403164 (25 October 2014)

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