Mountain Sweet (Ceanothus) - Beautiful shrubs of the Buckthorn family, some hardy enough on light soils in sunny places to endure our climate, even as bush plants, though the majority form good wall plants.
Colletia - Curious shrubs of the Buckthorn order from Chili, some species of which are hardy enough for the open air in all but the coldest parts of the country, in free sandy soils.
Berchemia - A small group of shrubby climbing plants or low trees, of the Buckthorn order, found in parts of Asia, Africa, and N.
Sea Buckthorn (Hippophae) - H. rhamnoides is a beautiful seashore native shrub, happy in any free soil.
Buckthorn (Rhamnus) - An extensive group of shrubs, of minor importance, yet with some useful kinds.
The Sea Buckthorn has silvery-looking Willow-like leaves and bears a profusion of orange berries.
The Common Buckthorn (R. cathartica) and the Black Alder (R.
Like the sand-reed, the dewberry bramble and the shrub of the buckthorn (Hippophae rhamnoides) perform a useful service in helping to bind the sand together.