Exotic Pest Reporting
Leslie J. Mehrhoff, University of Connecticut, Bugwood.org
Glossy buckthorn (Rhamnus frangula) is an invasive plant of Eurasia. It was first detected in Indiana in 2002.
Planted as an ornamental, glossy buckthorn is an aggressive invader and noxious weed of wooded swamps, bogs, and inland fresh meadows, especially calcareous fens.
Summaries of State Plant Protection Laws and Regulations
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