Definition of Carolina buckthorn

1. Noun. Deciduous shrub of eastern and central United States having black berrylike fruit; golden-yellow in autumn.

Exact synonyms: Indian Cherry, Rhamnus Carolinianus
Generic synonyms: Buckthorn



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Carolina Buckthorn

Carnosaura
Carnot
Carnot's ideal cycle
Carnot cycle
Carnoy
Carnoy's fixative
Caro
Carol
Carole
Carolean
Carolene
Caroli
Caroli's syndrome
Carolina
Carolina allspice
Carolina buckthorn (current term)
Carolina chickadee
Carolina hemlock
Carolina jasmine
Carolina lupine
Carolina moonseed
Carolina parakeet
Carolina pink
Carolina pinks
Carolina pond fern
Carolina spring beauty
Carolina wren
Carolina wrens
Carolinas
Caroline

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 ..."

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