Buckthorn (Rhamus spp.)

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BUCKTHORN
(Rhamus spp.)

Buckthorn-BerriesBuckthorn Berries and Leaves

Buckthorn is a small evergreen or deciduous trees or shrubs, twigs often thorn-tipped; leaves alternate or nearly opposite, simple, smooth or toothed; flowers small, 4-5-parted; fruit a fleshy, black berry.

Distribution:
Native throughout the USA, Found mostly in forests or natural areas in rich woods, landscapes as cultivated ornamental shrubs.

Toxic Principle:
Glycoside. Berries are Poisonous

Poisoning Symptoms include:
Nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea.

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