alder buckthorn


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Related to alder buckthorn: Rhamnus frangula, Frangula, Purging buckthorn

alder buckthorn

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(Plants) a Eurasian rhamnaceous shrub, Frangula alnus, with small greenish flowers and black berry-like fruits
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Noun1.alder buckthorn - small tree common in Europealder buckthorn - small tree common in Europe    
buckthorn - a shrub or shrubby tree of the genus Rhamnus; fruits are source of yellow dyes or pigments
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These include many scenic villages and valleys, which include prosopis, alder buckthorn, and acacia tortilis, among others," he said.
Grow common bird's-foot trefoil for the common blue' nettles (in a pot to restrain growth) for caterpillars of the red admiral, the comma and also several kinds of moth' and buckthorn and alder buckthorn for brimstone butterfly caterpillars.
On calcareous soils this is the purging buckthorn while on moist acid soils it is alder buckthorn.