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Alder Buckthorn

Rhamnus frangula

Description:

Nowadays Alder Buckthorn is mainly grown to attract Brimstone butterflies. The bark has been used as a laxative after being dried and stored for a year before use (fresh bark is violently purgative.)

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4 Comments

hayde
hayde 9 years ago

Thank you :)

Pulkit.Singal
Pulkit.Singal 10 years ago

so beautiful

hayde
hayde 10 years ago

Yeah, they are too tempting for poisonous berries :)

alicelongmartin
alicelongmartin 10 years ago

Beautiful Berries!

hayde
Spotted by
hayde

małopolskie, Poland

Spotted on Aug 19, 2011
Submitted on Aug 24, 2011

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