Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium


  Elaeagnus umbellata Thunb. image
Photographer: Merel R. Black           

Damon A. Smith

Emmet J. Judziewicz

Emmet J. Judziewicz

Merel R. Black

Merel R. Black

Merel R. Black

Paul Drobot

Paul Drobot

Paul Drobot

Paul Drobot

Robert Bierman

S. Kelly Kearns

Stephen L. Solheim
Family Elaeagnaceae
Elaeagnus umbellata Thunb.
autumn olive
Elaeagnus: Greek elala for "the olive" and agnos Greek name for Chaste-tree Vitix agnus-castus
umbellata: like umbels or umbrella-like flower heads
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Status: Introduced - naturalized; ecologically invasive
Plant: erect, perennial, to 20' tall shrub; stems twigs have coppery-silver scales
Flower: cream
Fruit:pink-red berry
Leaf:oval, 1"-3" long; coppery-silver scales
Habitat: sun - partial sun; disturbed, fields, woods, wood edges
(Glossary)

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