Definition of sea buckthorn in English:

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sea buckthorn

noun

A bushy Eurasian shrub or small tree that typically grows on sandy coasts. It bears orange berries, and some plants are spiny.
  • Hippophae rhamnoides, Elaeagnaceae.
Example sentences
  • The sea buckthorn Hippophae rhamnoides should not be planted on sand dunes as its vigorous suckers can reduce species rich dunes to an impenetrable thorny thicket.
  • If you want a plant that will not be stripped of its berries by birds, sea buckthorn is a good bet.
  • To provide soil with nitrogen, try ceanothus, clover, legumes (beans, peas), lupine, and sea buckthorn.

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Syllabification: sea buck·thorn

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