Definition of California buckthorn
1. Noun. Evergreen shrub of western United States bearing small red or black fruits.
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Literary usage of California buckthorn
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1. Therapeutics: Its Principles and Practice by Horatio Charles Wood (1908)
"The California buckthorn is a small tree which is found on the Pacific coast from California to Oregon. The official portion of the plant is the bark which ..."
2. Pharmacology and Therapeutics for Students and Practitioners of Medicine by Horatio Charles Wood (1916)
"The California buckthorn is a small tree which is found on the Pacific coast from California to Oregon. The official portion of the plant is the bark, ..."
3. Practical Forestry: A Treatise on the Propagation, Planting, and Cultivation by Andrew Samuel Fuller (1914)
"R. California, Esch.—California buckthorn.—Leaves ovate-oblong to elliptical, one to four inches long, acute or obtuse, mostly rounded at the base, ..."
4. Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences, 4th Series by California academy of sciences (1875)
"... they are roasted under ground thirty-six hours or more, to extract the poison. For toothache, the remedy is the root of the California buckthorn ..."