Frangula alnus P. Mill.
- Botanical Name
- Frangula alnus P. Mill.
- Common Name
- Alder Buckthorn, Glossy Buckthorn
- Rhamnus frangula L.
- Flora of Virginia Name/Status
- Frangula alnus P. Miller
- A recent specimen from Rocky Mount (Franklin County) collected by Gerald Pottern. Another from Frederick County was collected by Woodward Bousquet.
- Disturbed forests, roadside thickets. Rare, known only from Albemarle, Franklin, and Frederick counties. This introduced buckthorn is highly invasive in the Northeast and Midwest.
- Native Status
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