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May 26, 2018 9:57 PM CST
Michigan
Please help me identify this highly fragrant little tree with clusters of yellow flowers growing along the side of a path in Michigan. The smell is overwhelmingly powerful, like Japanese Honeysuckle.
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May 26, 2018 10:10 PM CST
Name: Leslieray Hurlburt
Sacramento California (Zone 9b)
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Looks like Buckthorn. Maybe Rhamnus cathartica.
Hamilton Square Garden, Historic City Cemetery, Sacramento California.
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May 27, 2018 6:34 AM CST
Michigan
Thank you!!! I am very sorry to find out it is a highly invasive species in our area, and not welcome at all. So sad because it's one of the most beautifully fragrant plants I've come across!
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