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Black Dogwood

Black Dogwood

Other Names

Alder Buckthorn
Breaking Buckthorn
Glossy Buckthorn

Black Dogwood Facts

Black Dogwood is another name for Alder Buckthorn. The binomial name for Alder Buckthorn is Frangula alnus. In the past Frangula alnus was classified as Rhamnus frangula, a subgenus of Rhamnus. Some of the more widespread Frangula species of Buckthorn include Frangula betulifolia, or Birchleaf Buckthorn, Frangula californica, or California Buckthorn, Frangula caroliniana, or Carolina Buckthorn, Frangula purshiana, or Cascara Buckthorn, Frangula rubra, or Red Buckthorn, and Frangula sphaerosperma, or West Indian Buckthorn. Buckthorns are known by many other common names, including Avignon Berry, Cascara Berry, and Coffeeberry.

Black Dogwood Farms

It may be possible to find any black dogwood farms near your location. We have built a map that will show all of the berry farms in our directory!

Black Dogwood Stories

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If left unchecked, non-native invasive species will have dire consequences for environment
CHILTON -- Garlic mustard, wild parsnip, dame's rocket, common and glossy buckthorn, bush honeysuckle, Japanese barberry, burning bush, cutleaf and common teasel, and Japanese knotweed have something in common. Wisconsin State Farmer [ story ]

Eagles aplenty: Troop sets mark with 10 Eagle Scouts in a year
Greenwood identified four invasive plant species – glossy buck thorn, winged euonymous, oriental bittersweet and multi-flora rose – in a local conservation area. He and his volunteers mapped out a 100-by-100-foot area, then subdivided it into 5-by-5 ... Eagle-Tribune [ story ]

Photo - Leo Michels - Untereisesheim, Baden-Württemberg, Germany

Other Species

Alderleaf Buckthorn
Avignon Buckthorn
Birchleaf Buckthorn
California Buckthorn
Carolina Buckthorn
Cascara Buckthorn
Chinese Buckthorn
Common Buckthorn
Dahurian Buckthorn
Dyers Buckthorn
Hollyleaf Redberry
Island Redberry Buckthorn
Italian Buckthorn
Japanese Buckthorn
Lanceleaf Buckthorn
Lokao Buckthorn
Red Buckthorn
Redberry Buckthorn
Sawleaf Buckthorn
Sharp Tooth Buckthorn
Shiny Leaf Buckthorn
Smiths Buckthorn
West Indian Buckthorn

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