Taxon  Report   9211 
Rhamnus cathartica  L.
Common buckthorn

Rhamnus cathartica
© 2005 Louis-M. Landry
Rhamnus cathartica, a dicot, is a shrub that is not native to California.

 Interactive Distribution Map 

 Observation Hotline 
 (observation details + photos)

point, line, or polygon

 Plant Characteristics
 and Associations
Rhamnus cathartica
© 2005 Louis-M. Landry
Genus: Rhamnus
Toxicity: MINOR, DERMATITIS   [California Poison Control System 2010]    
Distribution by County 

Add an Observation of  Rhamnus cathartica

Name Status:
Accepted by PLANTS
 More information about  Rhamnus cathartica

Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images

website references on Google

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

Search (Flora of North America)

Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2015. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Nov 27, 2015).

The information on this page comes from diverse sources. None of the links are sponsored.

News About Calflora Home
Calflora  -  1700 Shattuck Avenue   #198,   Berkeley, CA   94709  -  510 883-3148  -  CONTACT