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Rhamnus alnifolia L'Hér.
USDA Symbol: rhal
USDA Native Status: Native to U.S.
Plant CharacteristicsDuration: Perennial Habit: Shrub Leaf:
Bloom InformationBloom Color: Yellow , Green , Brown
CA , CT , IA , ID , IL , IN , KY , MA , ME , MI , MN , MT , ND , NH , NJ , NY , OH , OR , PA , SD , TN , UT , VA , VT , WA , WI , WV , WY Canada: AB
, SK Native Habitat:
Woodland,Swamp/Marsh,Bog/Fen,Lakeshores USDA Native Status: L48(N), CAN(N)
Growing ConditionsWater Use: High
Light Requirement: Part Shade , Shade
Soil Moisture: Moist , Wet
CaCO3 Tolerance: High
BenefitUse Wildlife: Birds, Butterflies
Warning: POISONOUS PARTS: Berries. Low toxicity if eaten. Symptoms include nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea. Toxic Principle: Glycosides. (Poisonous Plants of N.C.)
Attracts: Birds , Butterflies
Larval Host: Pale Swallowtail
Butterflies and Moths of North America (BAMONA)
is a larval host and/or nectar source for:
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Record Modified: 2012-07-03
Research By: TWC Staff