Common Name: Glossy Buckthorn (and Cultivars)
Latin Name: Frangula alnus Mill. Also known as Rhamnus frangula
Reviewer: Anthony B. Cortilet
Affiliation/Organization: Minnesota Department of Agriculture
FILE #: MDARA00024GLSBU_2_24_2014
Review Entity | Outcome
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