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Trembling Aspen Trunk
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Buckthorn Leaves and Berries
Buckthorn Leaves and Berries. Photo by Emily Buckner.
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Buckthorn Lining a Path in the Arboretum

This invasive, non-native species was brought to the United States was brought over from Europe during the 19th century to be used as an ornamental shrub. It forms a thick undergrowth in forests and crowds out the native plants, this makes it a target of active control in the Arboretum.

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Emily Buckner
17 October 2014