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Alder Buckthorn

Photograph by: 
Peter Orchard
Common Name Alder Buckthorn
Scientific Name Frangula alnus
Species Group Hedgerow Shrubs
Interest Level
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Identification Notes
Primary Habitat
Family Buckthorn family - Rhamnaceae
Status Rare
Flower Colour Group White
  • 05 - May
  • 06 - June
Preferred Environment
Look for Tiny white flowers amongst the leaves
Additional Identification Notes
Similar Species

The records for this species have been organised into reports, charts, maps and photos. Click a pic below to see the detail:

Notebook Distribution Map Sites List Some Charts Some Photographs Recent Records Guidance Notes

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Hedgerow Shrubs