Entry from British & World English dictionary
A deciduous Eurasian shrub which bears glossy leaves and black berries.
- Frangula alnus (or Rhamnus frangula), family Rhamnaceae.
- If you have any doubts about how the alder buckthorn you plan to use has been aged, do not use it.
- Botanical Source. - The alder buckthorn is a smooth shrub growing to the height of from 10 to 15 feet.
- Chestnut trees, birch trees, holly bushes and alder buckthorns in oligotrophic oak groves.
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