Fernleaf Buckthorn
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Fernleaf Buckthorn shrubs (Rhamnus frangula 'Asplenifolia') are considered an invasive species in many states because they are weedy, spread very easily, and displace native plants. 

Up to 12 feet tall and 10 feet wide
Flowers, Fruit, Foliage
Small, green, inconspicuous flowers grow in clusters on new growth and attract bees and pollinators. The fruit are small, dark purple, berry-like drupes. Glossy green leaves are very narrow and resemble fronds on a fern.
Pests & Diseases
None serious
Landscape Use
Great for hedges, borders, in massing, and as an accent
Care Practices
Plant in full sun to part shade. These shrubs are moderately cold hardy and tolerate drought, moist locations, a variety of soil types, and pollution, but do not tolerate extreme heat.
Native Range
Europe, western Asia, north Africa