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Buckthorn Control and Field ID Guide
The Buckthorn Control and Field Identification Guide is a compilation of everything you need to know about buckthorn, buckthorn control methods and how to easily tell the difference between buckthorn and the valuable native species commonly confused with buckthorn.
The guide contains 46 pages of highly detailed and helpful information. Beautiful color photographs of leaf, bud, fruit and flower characteristics simplify your ability to identify nine of the native species most often confused with buckthorn. Accurately ID common European and glossy buckthorn and learn the pros and cons of control techniques ranging from cut-stump, wrenching, frill cuts and more.
Buckthorn Control Field Identification Guide includes detailed species identification of:
American plum (Prunus americana)
Black cherry (Prunus serotina)
Black chokeberry (Aronia melanocarpa)
Choke-cherry (Prunus virginiana)
Gray dogwood: (Cornus racemosa)
Pagoda dogwood (Cornus alternifolia)
Red-osier dogwood (Cornus sericea)
Elderberry (Sambucus spp.)
Hawthorn (Crataegus spp.)
Nannyberry (Viburnum lentago)
Prickly ash (Zanthoxylum americanum)
Serviceberry (Amelanchier spp.)
Snowberry (Symphoricarpos albus)
Wolfberry (Symphoricarpos occidentalis)
Non-native invasive plants:
Glossy Buckthorn (Frangula alnus)
Common buckthorn (Rhamnus carthartica)
Exotic honeysuckle (Lonicera spp.)