Calflora
Taxon  Report   2897    
Elaeagnus angustifolia  L.
Oleaster,  Russian olive
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
Observation Hotline
(observation details)
one or more occurrences
within a 7.5-minute quadrangle

Bloom Period
Family: ELAEAGNACEAE  
Genus: Elaeagnus
Wetlands: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands

Communities: escaped cultivar

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Elaeagnus angustifolia var. orientalis
ICPN: Elaeagnus angustifolius
More information about  Elaeagnus angustifolia

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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Feb 21, 2019).