OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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Most habitat and range descriptions were obtained from Weakley's Flora.

Your search found 9 taxa in the family Rhamnaceae, Buckthorn family, as understood by PLANTS National Database.

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camera icon Common Name: Supplejack, American Rattan, Rattan-vine

Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Berchemia scandens   FAMILY: Rhamnaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Berchemia scandens   FAMILY: Rhamnaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Berchemia scandens 119-01-001   FAMILY: Rhamnaceae

 

Habitat: Swamp forests, bottomlands, streambanks, also upland in mesic to even xeric forests, woodlands, glades, and prairies over calcareous rock or sediment

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: New Jersey Tea, Redroot

Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Ceanothus americanus +   FAMILY: Rhamnaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS National Database: Ceanothus americanus   FAMILY: Rhamnaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Ceanothus americanus 119-02-001   FAMILY: Rhamnaceae

 

Look for it in dry woodlands, woodland borders (& other places, depending on variety)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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Common Name: Prairie Redroot

Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Ceanothus herbaceus   FAMILY: Rhamnaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Ceanothus herbaceus   FAMILY: Rhamnaceae

 

Habitat: Prairies, glades, upland woodlands, eastwards in flood-scoured rocky and/or sandy riverbanks

Native: primarily midwestern US, disjunct eastward

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Carolina Buckthorn, Polecat-tree, Indian Currant

Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Frangula caroliniana   FAMILY: Rhamnaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Frangula caroliniana   FAMILY: Rhamnaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Rhamnus caroliniana 119-04-001   FAMILY: Rhamnaceae

 

Habitat: Dry to moist barrens, woodlands, and forests, Coastal Plain limestone bluffs and shell middens, especially over mafic or calcareous rocks

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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speaker icon Common Name: Glossy Buckthorn, European Alder-buckthorn

Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Frangula alnus   FAMILY: Rhamnaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Frangula alnus   FAMILY: Rhamnaceae

 

Habitat: Forested areas, other disturbed areas

Non-native: Europe

 


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Common Name: Common Buckthorn, European Buckthorn

Weakley's Flora: (10/20/20) Rhamnus cathartica   FAMILY: Rhamnaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Rhamnus cathartica   FAMILY: Rhamnaceae

 

Habitat: Disturbed areas

Rare

Non-native: Eurasia

 


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Common Name: Dahurian Buckthorn, Davurian Buckthorn

Weakley's Flora: (6/30/18) Rhamnus davurica   FAMILY: Rhamnaceae

INCLUDING PLANTS National Database: Rhamnus davurica ssp. davurica   FAMILY: Rhamnaceae

 

Habitat: Suburban woodlands, fields, floodplains, rarely naturalized but potentially very invasive

Non-native: Eurasia

 


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speaker icon Common Name: Shell-mound Buckthorn, Small-flowered Buckthorn, Smallflower Mock-buckthorn

Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Sageretia minutiflora   FAMILY: Rhamnaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Sageretia minutiflora   FAMILY: Rhamnaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Sageretia minutiflora 119-05-001   FAMILY: Rhamnaceae

 

Habitat: Shell middens and shell hammocks, dry calcareous hammocks and maritime forests

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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Common Name: Chinese Jujube, Common Jujube, Chinese Date

Weakley's Flora: (6/30/18) Ziziphus jujuba   FAMILY: Rhamnaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Ziziphus zizyphus   FAMILY: Rhamnaceae

 

Habitat: Disturbed areas

Non-native: Eurasia

 


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