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Frangula purshiana

Family: rhamnaceae
Common name(s): Cascara buckthorn, Chittam Bark, Cascara Sagrada
Synonym(s): Rhamnus purshiana
Hardiness ratings: USDA zone 3~7 - 8

General resources

  • Wikipedia. Online encyclopedia entry (if defined).
  • Google images. Web search for photographs.
  • GRIN. Taxonomical details, with common names, distribution, and synonyms.
  • The Plant List. Taxonomical lookup

Links for Frangula purshiana

  • Arthur Lee Jacobson - Seattle plantsman describes botanical and/or horticultural aspects of this species. (4 photos)
  • Dave's Garden PlantFiles - Profile page with horticultural basics, and member-contributed photos and comments. (zone 7-8) (5 photos)
  • Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center - Plant description and characteristics with notes on distribution, culture, and propagation.
  • Las Pilitas Nursery - Catalog page about this California native, with description and horticultural basics. (zone 3-8) (2 photos)
  • Virginia Tech Dendrology - Factsheet with botanical characteristics and photos of various features. (6 photos)

Last updated:25 Nov 2017