Definition of Rhamnus carolinianus

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

Exact synonyms: Carolina Buckthorn, Indian Cherry
Generic synonyms: Buckthorn



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Rhamnus Carolinianus

Rhabditis
Rhabditis-like
Rhabdoviridae
Rhadamanthus
Rhadamanthuses
Rhadamnathus
Rhaetian
Rhaeto-Romance
Rhaeto-Romanic
Rhagoletis
Rhagoletis pomonella
Rhamadan
Rhamnaceae
Rhamnales
Rhamnus californicus
Rhamnus carolinianus (current term)
Rhamnus croceus
Rhamnus frangula
Rhamnus purshianus
Rhapis
Rhapis excelsa
Rhapis humilis
Rhea
Rhea Silvia
Rhea americana
Rhean
Rheidae
Rheiformes
Rheims
Rheims-Douay Bible

Literary usage of Rhamnus carolinianus

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1. The Magazine of Horticulture, Botany, and All Useful Discoveries and by C M Hovey (1854)
"In Bartram's Garden, at Kingsessing, was a tree of a southern species, viz., Rhamnus carolinianus, which attained the height of 25 feet in twenty years. ..."

2. Report on the United States and Mexican Boundary Survey: Made Under the by United States Department of the Interior, William Hemsley Emory, Spencer Fullerton Baird, Charles Frederic Girard, Timothy Abbott Conrad, George Engelmann, James Hall, Charles Christopher Parry, Arthur Carl Victor Schott, John Torrey (1858)
"Rhamnus carolinianus, Walt. Fl. Car. p. 101. Banks of streams, Los Muros, &c.; Western Texas ; Bigelow. FRANGULA CALIFORNICA, Gray, I. c., & Pl . Wright. ..."

3. A Sketch of the Botany of South-Carolina and Georgia by Stephen Elliott (1821)
"In the structure of its leaves and in its mode of flowering, very nearly allied to the Rhamnus carolinianus, from which it has been separated perhaps ..."

4. Second Report of a Geological Reconnoissance of the Middle and Southern by Richard Owen (1860)
"It is related to Rhamnus carolinianus (Walt.), (the Carolina buckthorn), a common species in Arkansas. The fossil plant is found in the red shales of ..."

5. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia by Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia (1883)
"Great was my disappointment when the Rhamnus carolinianus was pointed out to me as the yellow wood. I felt quite relieved by the forthcoming statement that ..."

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