Rhamnus purshianus


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Noun1.Rhamnus purshianus - shrubby tree of the Pacific coast of the United StatesRhamnus purshianus - shrubby tree of the Pacific coast of the United States; yields cascara sagrada
buckthorn - a shrub or shrubby tree of the genus Rhamnus; fruits are source of yellow dyes or pigments
cascara, cascara sagrada, chittam bark, chittem bark - dried bark of the cascara buckthorn used as a laxative
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