European buckthorn USDA PLANTS Symbol: RHCA3
U.S. Nativity: Exotic
Habit: Shrub
Rhamnus cathartica L.
Taxonomic Rank: Magnoliopsida: Rhamnales: Rhamnaceae
Synonym(s): common buckthorn, European buckthorn
Native Range: Europe, W. & N. Asia (REHD);

U.S. State(s) where reported invasive:

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U.S. National Parks where reported invasive:
Minute Man National Historical Park (Massachusetts)
Saint Croix National Scenic Riverway (Wisconsin)