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Cascara

Frangula purshiana

Silver gray bark has medicinal uses. Black berries attractive to birds. Also known as Chitum.

Plant Details

Habitats
Habitat NotesBottomland Forest; Riparian Forest; Oak woodland; Upland Prairie and Oak Savanna
Arboretums
Years Planted at Arboretums2011, 2012, 2010
Mature Height30’
Shade Preference
Soil Tolerance Moist, well-drained soils
Special Uses Attracts insects, bees and butterflies; Attracts birds
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