OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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Most habitat and range descriptions were obtained from Weakley's Flora.

Your search found 4 taxa in the family Elaeagnaceae, Oleaster family, as understood by Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.

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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Thorny Olive, Autumn Siverberry, Silverthorn, Thorny Elaeagnus

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Elaeagnus pungens   FAMILY: Elaeagnaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Elaeagnus pungens   FAMILY: Elaeagnaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Elaeagnus pungens 134-01-001   FAMILY: Elaeagnaceae

 

Habitat: Forests and woodlands in suburban areas, spread by birds

Uncommon (rare in NC Mountains)

Non-native: Japan

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Autumn-olive, Spring Silverberry, Oriental Silverleaf

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Elaeagnus umbellata   FAMILY: Elaeagnaceae

INCLUDING PLANTS National Database: Elaeagnus umbellata var. parvifolia   FAMILY: Elaeagnaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Elaeagnus umbellata 134-01-002   FAMILY: Elaeagnaceae

 

Habitat: Forests and woodlands, spread by birds

Common (rare in Coastal Plain)

Non-native: China/Japan

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Russian Olive, Oleaster

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Elaeagnus angustifolia   FAMILY: Elaeagnaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Elaeagnus angustifolia   FAMILY: Elaeagnaceae

 

Habitat: Forests, pastures, disturbed areas

Uncommon

Non-native: Eurasia

 


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speaker icon Common Name: Cherry Elaeagnus, Cherry Silverberry

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Elaeagnus multiflora   FAMILY: Elaeagnaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Elaeagnus multiflora   FAMILY: Elaeagnaceae

 

Habitat: Disturbed areas

Waif(s)

Non-native: Japan & China

 


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