Cascara : Frangula purshiana
Fast growing native tree - wildlife approved.
The bark is used medicinally as a very strong laxative.
Supposedly from Chinook Jargon, "old-timers" called it Chittam or Chitticum (“shit come”) bark. This species is also sometimes referred to as Cascara Buckthorn, or Pursh’s Buckthorn.
Grows in many soil and light conditions.
Portland Plant List Species
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