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Buckthorn Family
2 species
European Buckthorn
Order: Rhamnales (Rosales?)
Family: Rhamnaceae (Buckthorn family)
Genus: Rhamnus
Species: Cathartica
Kingdom: Plantae
Class: Magnoliopsida (Dicotyledons)
Division: Magnoliophyta (Flowering Plants)
More European Buckthorn
Updated April 16 2011
More European Buckthorn
Perennial shrub or small tree - invasive - also known as
Common or Purging Buckthorn - alternate host for the
fungus
Crown Oat Rust - native to Europe, Asia and
North Africa
New Jersey Tea
Order: Rhamnales (Rosales?)
Family: Rhamnaceae (Buckthorn family)
Genus: Ceanothus
Species: Americanus
Kingdom: Plantae
Class: Magnoliopsida (Dicotyledons)
Division: Magnoliophyta (Flowering Plants)
More New Jersey Tea
Updated September 14 2011
More New Jersey Tea
Perennial shrub - also known as Red Root, Wild
Snowball - dried leaves were once used as a tea
substitute - native to eastern North America
European Buckthorn - fruit approx. 6 mm - leaves 4 to 8 cm - height to 6 m - Samuel Smith Park - May 2010
New Jersey Tea - flower approx. 5 mm wide on long stalk - cluster to 5 cm - fruit approx. 7 mm - leaves to 10 cm - height to 1.2 m - High Park - July 2011