Rhamnus cathartica L.
(buckthorn, purging buckthorn)

Taxonomic hierarchy:
SpeciesRhamnus cathartica (buckthorn, purging buckthorn)
GenusRhamnus (a genus of buckthorns)
FamilyRHAMNACEAE (buckthorns)
OrderROSALES (roses, elms, nettles, hops, buckthorns and figs)
SubclassEU-DICOTS (dicotyledonous flowering plants)
ClassMAGNOLIOPSIDA (flowering plants)
PhylumTRACHEOPHYTA (vascular plants)
KingdomPLANTAE (plants)
DomainEukaryota (eukaryotes)
LifeBIOTA (living things)
Records of Rhamnus cathartica (Buckthorn, Purging Buckthorn) :
1: Rhamnus cathartica (Buckthorn, Purging Buckthorn)
31 Jul 2007 OSGR: SU58 51° 30' N, 1° 10' W Vice County: Berks (VC 22) England
Image 1: FoliageImage 2: Trunk - close-upImage 3: Trunk - close-up (2)
2: Rhamnus cathartica (Buckthorn, Purging Buckthorn)
19 Sep 2006 OSGR: SK15 53° 0' N, 1° 50' W Vice County: Derby (VC 57) England
in fruit on small cliff
Image 1: Branches with berriesImage 2: BushImage 3: Bush - growing with HawthornImage 4: Foliage with berriesImage 5: Foliage with berries (2)
3: Rhamnus cathartica (Buckthorn, Purging Buckthorn)
11 Aug 2001 OSGR: SU91 50° 50' N, 0° 40' W Vice County: West Sussex (VC 13) England
Image 1: BranchImage 2: Branch with immature berriesImage 3: Branch with immature berries - against the lightImage 4: Bush
4: Rhamnus cathartica (Buckthorn, Purging Buckthorn)
20 Jun 1998 OSGR: SU47 51° 30' N, 1° 20' W Vice County: Berks (VC 22) England
Image 1: Leaf spray - uppersideImage 2: Leaf spray - undersideImage 3: Leaf uppersideImage 4: Leaf upperside - close-upImage 5: Leaf undersideImage 6: Leaf underside - close-upImage 7: Unripe berries
5: Rhamnus cathartica (Buckthorn, Purging Buckthorn)
6 Jun 1976 OSGR: SU58 51° 30' N, 1° 10' W Vice County: Berks (VC 22) England
Image 1: Flowering shootImage 2: Flowering shoot (2)

Rhamnus cathartica (Buckthorn, Purging Buckthorn) may be covered by identification literature listed under the following higher taxa:

BioInfoBioInfo (www.bioinfo.org.uk) has 16 host/parasite/foodplant and/or other relationships for Rhamnus cathartica (Buckthorn, Purging Buckthorn)
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