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Taxon: Frangula caroliniana (Walter) A. Gray

 
Genus: Frangula
Family: Rhamnaceae
Tribe: Rhamneae
Nomen number: 403164
Place of publication: Gen. Amer. bor. 2:178. 1849
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 30-Oct-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 10 (10 active, 4 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (Map)

Autonyms (not in current use), synonyms and invalid designations:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym, I invalid designation)

Common names:

  • Carolina buckthorn  (Source: Trees US) - English
  • Indian-cherry  (Source: Trees US) - English
  • yellow buckthorn  (Source: Websters Dict) - English

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental; ornamental
  • Human food: fruit; fruit

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • NORTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Indiana (s.), Ohio (s.)]
    • NORTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Illinois (s.), Missouri (c. & s.), Oklahoma]
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Alabama, Arkansas, Florida (http://www.plantatlas.usf.edu/main.asp?plantID=3140), Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, North Carolina (w.), South Carolina, Virginia (s.w.), Mississippi, Tennessee]
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Texas]


    Cultivated (also cult.)

References:

  1. Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening Note: = Rhamnus
  2. Kartesz, J. T. 1994. A synonymized checklist of the vascular flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland.
  3. Kellermann, J. 2011. Review of Rhamnaceae data for World Economic Plants, ed. 2. pers. comm. Note: = Rhamnus caroliniana Walter
  4. Krüssmann, G. 1984. Manual of cultivated broad-leaved trees and shrubs (English translation of Handbuch der Laubgehölze. 1976)
  5. Kunkel, G. 1984. Plants for human consumption Note: = Rhamnus
  6. Little, E. L., Jr. 1979. Checklist of United States trees, Agric. Handb. 541 Note: = Rhamnus caroliniana Walter
  7. 1961. Webster's third new international dictionary. Note: = Rhamnus caroliniana
  8. 2018. Oklahoma vascular plant database

Check other web resources for Frangula caroliniana (Walter) A. Gray :

  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • BONAP North American Plant Atlas of the Biota of North America Program:
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2020. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=403164. Accessed 6 April 2020.