Definition of Rhamnus californicus
1. Noun. Evergreen shrub of western United States bearing small red or black fruits.
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Literary usage of Rhamnus californicus
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1. Proceedings of the American Pharmaceutical Association at the Annual Meeting by American Pharmaceutical Association, National Pharmaceutical Convention, American Pharmaceutical Association Meeting (1889)
"rhamnus californicus is the California species, and is that which was named sacred bark by the old Spanish settlers. The high price ruling at the present ..."
2. Proceedings of the American Pharmaceutical Association at the Annual Meeting by American Pharmaceutical Association, National Pharmaceutical Convention, American Pharmaceutical Association Meeting (1904)
"rhamnus californicus. Bark collected in California, in April and May, 1902. EXAMINATION OF SPECIMEN I. Preliminary Experiments. ..."
3. Proceedings of the American Pharmaceutical Association at the Annual Meeting by American Pharmaceutical Association, National Pharmaceutical Convention (1904)
"Beyond slight differences in the amounts of extractive, etc., the examination of Rhamnus purshianus and of rhamnus californicus gave identical results. ..."
4. The American Botanist edited by Willard Nelson Clute (1915)
"RHAMNACEAE. Rhamnus catharticus. BUCKTHORN. The unripe berries treated with alum gives the dye known as sap green. rhamnus californicus. ..."
5. The Canadian Entomologist by Entomological Society of Canada (1863-1871), Entomological Society of Canada (1951- ), Entomological Society of Ontario (1908)
"Í;. Papilio eurymedon, Boisd.—The commonest of the genus here, fly *• n§ from April to July. The food-plant is rhamnus californicus. ..."
6. Trees of the Northern United States: Their Study, Description and by Austin Craig Apgar (1892)
"rhamnus californicus,Esch. (CALIFORNIA BUCKTHORN.) Leaves evergreen, oval-oblong to elliptical, 1 to 4 in. long, rather obtuse, sometimes acute, ..."
7. The Plant World by Plant World Association, Wild Flower Preservation Society (U.S.) (1919)
"Usually associated with rhamnus californicus. (No. 1574.) Turricula Parryi (Gray) Macbr. A few scattered colonies were found in sunny rocky ground in the ..."