Rhamnus alnifolia
(Alder Leaved Buckthorn)

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               Seedpod                                           Leaf                                            Stem                                        Seed                                          Habit

Facts About this Plant:

    Common Names: Alder Leaved Buckthorn, Dwarf Alder, American Alder Buckthorn
    Lifespan: Perennial
    Zones: 3 - 7
    Type: Forb
    Bloom Time: May - June
    Status: Native

Rhamnus alnifolia, or Alder Leaved Buckthorn, is native to the northern half of the US, as well as California and Utah. It is a perennial shrub, that grows in swamps, bogs, fens and open wet woods. It blooms in spring to early summer with green flowers.

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