Definition of Carolina buckthorn
1. Noun. Deciduous shrub of eastern and central United States having black berrylike fruit; golden-yellow in autumn.
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Literary usage of Carolina buckthorn
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1. Ornamental Shrubs of the United States (hardy, Cultivated) by Austin Craig Apgar (1910)
"Carolina buckthorn or INDIAN 1 CHERRY' (89) — Rhamnus caroliniana. F. Leaves thinner and .smaller, 1-3 inches long ; nutlets 2. ..."
2. The Woods and Timbers of North Carolina by Peter M. Hale, Moses Ashley Curtis (1883)
"Carolina buckthorn. (Frangula Caroliniana, Gray.)—A thornless shrub, 4 to 6 feet high, belonging to moderately fertile soils in the Middle and Lower ..."