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Read more about Buckthorn Bumelia at Vascular Plants of North Carolina.
Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Asterids: Ericales
Buckthorn Bumelia, Buckthorn Bully
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JK Marlow jkm180218_0295
February McCormick County SC
May be armed with spines at the nodes, per Woody Plants of the Southeastern US: A Winter Guide.
Richard and Teresa Ware rtw_s_lycioides_2
Bark scaling, grayish strips or plates revealing red-brown underneath, per Woody Plants of the Southeastern US: A Winter Guide.
JK Marlow jkm110416_868
April Etowah County AL
Leaves elliptic or weakly oblanceolate, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.
Ron Lance rwl2167_a
Inflorescence of 8-40 clustered flowers from short axillary spur shoots, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.
Richard and Teresa Ware rtw_s_lycioides_4
Fruit an ellipsoid drupe-like berry 6-10mm long, subtended by persistent calyx, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.
JK Marlow jkm181030_5426
October McCormick County SC
Upper surfaces of mature leaf blades notably finely reticulate-veined (at 20x), per Weakley's Flora.
David Campbell mdc_s_lycioides_fruit
October Cabarrus County NC
Look for fruit to be mature in September-October, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.