Calflora
Taxon  Report   2897 
Elaeagnus angustifolia  L.
Oleaster,  Russian olive
Elaeagnus angustifolia
© 2014 Zoya Akulova
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Elaeagnus angustifolia
© 2014 Zoya Akulova
Elaeagnus angustifolia
© 2010 Neal Kramer
Elaeagnus angustifolia, a dicot, is a tree or shrub that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild. Cal-IPC rating: Moderate

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Elaeagnus angustifolia
© 2008 Louis-M. Landry
Family: ELAEAGNACEAE  
Genus: Elaeagnus
Community:
escaped cultivar
Wetlands: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands
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Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
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PLANTS: Elaeagnus angustifolia var. orientalis
ICPN: Elaeagnus angustifolius
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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: May 20, 2018).

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