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Rhamnaceae
(Buckthorn Family)
 

Ceanothus americanus - New Jersey Tea
 
 
 
 
Rhamnus cathartica - Common Buckthorn
 The leaf arrangement is sub opposite.
 
 
 
Rhamnus frangula - Fernleaf Glossy Buckthorn
 Fruit is a red berry and arises from above where the leaf petiole attaches to the stem.
 The leaf arrangement is Alternate.
 Stem has numerous vertical lenticels.
 
 
 
Rhamnus frangula 'Aspleniifolia'-Cutleaf Buckthorn
 Cutleaf Buckthorn, also called Glossy Buckthorn is very unique to the Buckthorn family and is on the right side of the picture to the left.
 
  The tree on the left is a Star Magnolia, and the rounded shrubs are boxing in the corner are all Boxwoods.