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Buckthorn

Other Names

Avignon Berry
Black Dogwood
Breaking Buckthorn
Cascara Berry
Coffeeberry
French Berry
Glossy Buckthorn
Hollyleaf Buckthorn
Indian Cherry
Persian Berry
Purging Buckthorn
Rock Buckthorn

Buckthorn Facts

Buckthorns are about 100 species from the genus Rhamnus and the genus Frangula, although Frangula was treated as a subgenus of Rhamnus in the past. Buckthorn is not to be confused with Sea-Buckthorn, of the genus Hippophae. Some of the more widespread species of Buckthorn include Frangula alnus, or Alder Buckthorn, Rhamnus cathartica, or Common Buckthorn, Rhamnus crocea, or Redberry Buckthorn, Rhamnus californica, or California Buckthorn, Rhamnus caroliniana, or Carolina Buckthorn, and Rhamnus saxatilis, or Avignon Buckthorn. Buckthorns are known by many other common names, including Avignon Berry, Cascara Berry, Coffeeberry, and Indian Cherry, to name a few.

Buckthorn Farms

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

Buckthorn Stories

The Best Berries For Your Health
They're also full of heart-healthy, cancer-fighting flavonoids, and carotenoids. Try about 2 ounces of sea buckthorn berry juice, and you'll get 40 milligrams of vitamin C, which is about 45 to 55 percent of your daily needs. Also on HuffPost: Loading ... Huffington Post [ story ]

Prairie fruit business needs more sea buckthorn growers
submitted seabuckthorn_opt.jpeg Sea buckthorn is moving out of the hedgerows and into the mainstream, as new varieties and evolving technologies promise to make harvesting the nutrient-rich berry less labour intensive. “It's been a very difficult ... Manitoba Co-operator [ story ]

£4-a-pop superjuice is made from weeds
Sea buckthorn berries are full of antioxidants, vitamins and essential minerals, but have been overlooked due to the problems associated with harvesting them and their often bitter taste. But scientists believe they have come up with a tasty way to ... Express.co.uk [ story ]


Photo - Lapland Food - Lohtaja, Finland

Selected Species

Alder Buckthorn
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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