BCP/Frangula alnus


Frangula alnus

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Profile for Frangula alnus (Glossy Buckthorn)
Identifying Characteristics
Flowers:Five white petals, 5mm across.
Foliage:Oblong leaves come to a point. Margins entire.
Fruit:Red berry, ripening to black. Poisonous.
Life Cycle: Perennial
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Global data:
Temperate zone season(s): Early Summer, Mid Summer

Regional data:
New Hampshire: (invasive or naturalized) June, July

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This page is a profile for the plant species Frangula alnus, used to collect records of where and when this plant was observed blooming, and for providing identification information for use in dichotomous keys. If you would like to help collect data for this or other plants, see Bloom clock project/How to Contribute for orientation.