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Glossy Buckthorn

Glossy Buckthorn

Other Names

Alder Buckthorn
Black Dogwood
Breaking Buckthorn

Glossy Buckthorn Facts

Glossy Buckthorn 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, Black Dogwood, and Coffeeberry.

Glossy Buckthorn Farms

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

Glossy Buckthorn Stories

About Town
Help us control the most prevalent plants at Mount Agamenticus, namely Glossy Buckthorn (frangula alnus). Buckthorn is known to out-compete native plants for nutrients, light, and moisture and has little nutritional value to wildlife. Other invasives ... [ story ]

Forestry and parks in Jackson County take care of themselves
... developed and maintained throughout the forest for the wildlife. One of the bigger concerns that the department has been combating is invasive species that have been moving in like the glossy buckthorn which can effect the regeneration of other ... La Crosse Tribune [ story ]

Washington, DCJune 23, 2017Report Supplied by USDA/AMS
Bees are actively collecting from other pollen and nectar sources such as greater celandine, dogwood, honeysuckle, numerous clovers, mostly sweet clover, lilac, mustard, glossy buckthorn, hawkweed, mint, chive, black cherry, wild flowers and other ... Lancaster Farming [ 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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