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Rhamnus crocea

Holly-leaf Buckthorn, Red-berry Buckthorn

Rhamnus crocea
Rhamnus crocea
Rhamnus crocea

Life form2, 3: shrub, medium
Habitat: canyons, cliffs
leaf presence3: leaves usually present
leaf arrangement3: alternate
leaf format3: simple
leaf shape3: orbicular
leaf surface3: smooth and shiny
leaf margin3: toothed
Flower color2: yellow or yellowish
Flowering period2: Mar to May
Armament2, 3: spineless
Family1, 2, 3: Rhamnaceae (buckthorn family)
Synonym(s)1: Rhamnus ilicifolia
Status: locally common
Location where collected or observed:
      Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument

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