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Frangula betulifolia (Greene) Grubov

Birchleaf Buckthorn, salicieso

Life form2, 3: shrub, medium
Habitat: mountains, canyons, near water
leaf presence3: leaves usually present
leaf arrangement3: alternate
leaf format3: simple
leaf shape3: elliptic to oblong to obovate
leaf margin3: entire
Flower color2: greenish or green
Flowering period2: May and June
Armament2, 3: spineless
Family1, 2, 3: Rhamnaceae (buckthorn family)
Synonym(s)1: Rhamnus betulifolia
Status: rare
Location where collected or observed:
      Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument

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