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Digital Herbaria

Frangula caroliniana

Frangula caroliniana (Walter) A. Gray

Carolina buckthorn, Carolina false buckthorn, Indian cherry

Rhamnaceae (Buckthorn Family)

USDA Symbol: FRCA13
USDA Native Status: L48 (N)







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Specimen & Label Data

Rhamnus carolinianos

Carolina Buckthorn

Rhamnaceae

Location: Medina River Ranch, Gate 9, 200 m N of the Gate.
Latitude: 0.000000

Habitat: Mostly shaded by Celtis, Cornus, Ulmus, Quercus. Moist, alkaline soil.

Description: Erect, single stalked, small tree. Leaves alternate, pedicelate, ovate, serrate, about L=2W, under surface barely pubescent. Flowers in axillary pedunculate cymes, greatly exceeded by leaves. Fruit not present.

County: Medina
Collector: Harry Cliffe
Collection Date: May 13, 1992
Specimen number: 422

Herbarium Owner: NPSOT
Herbarium ID: 0609
Accession Date: Nov 23, 1993
Accession Number: 44

Annotations: SCXXM

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