European buckthorn (Rhamnus cathartica)
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Latin (scientific) name: Rhamnus cathartica
Common English name: European buckthorn
Other names: Common buckthorn, Buckthorn, Purging buckthorn
French name: Nerprun cathartique
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Known to be an invasive species in all or part of Canada.
This species is listed in our Tree Killers resource. Learn more here.
3a, 3b, 4a, 4b, 5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a
A hardiness zone is a geographically defined area where a given plant is capable of growing. Hardiness zones are based largely on climate, particularly minimum temperatures. Zone 0 covers the harshest areas in Canada for plant species. Higher numbers represent more temperate areas.
For more information on plant hardiness zones in Canada, visit Natural Resources Canada.