Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Rosids: Fabids: Rosales
Dig deeper at SERNEC, a consortium of southeastern herbaria.
Check out EDDMapS.org to see where this has been reported.
Read more about Glossy Buckthorn at Vascular Plants of North Carolina.
Britton & Brown Illus Flora of Northeast US & adjacent Canada (Gleason, 1952)
Glossy Buckthorn, European Alder-buckthorn
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Documented growing wild in - NC -
Habitat: forested areas, other disturbed areas, per Weakley's Flora
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This plant may be causing problems in natural areas outside its native range, according to authorities such as:
- Brooklyn Botanic Garden
- Kentucky Exotic Pest Plant Council, 2013
- US Forest Service Southern Research Station
IS THE PLANT "ARMED"?
TO LEARN MORE about this plant, look it up in a good book!
- Invasive Plants, Guide to Identification, Impacts and Control p173
- A Field Guide for the Identification of Invasive Plants in Southern Forests p012
- Woody Plants of the Southeastern US: A Winter Guide p144