Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia

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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Thorny Olive, Autumn Siverberry, Silverthorn, Thorny Elaeagnus
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Elaeagnus pungens
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Elaeagnus pungens
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Elaeagnus pungens 134-01-001

Flowers tubular, 4-lobed, silvery-white to brown, in axillary clusters, per A Field Guide for the Identification of Invasive Plants in Southern Forests.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Autumn Olive, Spring Silverberry
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Elaeagnus umbellata var. parvifolia
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Elaeagnus umbellata var. parvifolia
LESS THAN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Elaeagnus umbellata 134-01-002

LESS THAN & ORTHOGRAPHIC VARIANT Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Elaeagnus umbellatus


Calyx tube is slender and longer than the lobes, per Native Shrubs and Woody Vines of the Southeast.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Russian Olive, Oleaster
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Elaeagnus angustifolia
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Elaeagnus angustifolia

Flowers fragrant, short-pedicelled, in small lateral clusters, per Trees of the Southeastern United States.


range map need picture of flower of Elaeagnus multiflora, Cherry Elaeagnus, Cherry Silverberry
speaker icon Common Name: Cherry Elaeagnus, Cherry Silverberry
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Elaeagnus multiflora
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Elaeagnus multiflora

SYNONYMOUS WITH (ORTHOGRAPHIC VARIANT) Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Elaeagnus multiflorus


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"The following chronological synopsis of flora accounts of Microstegium is perhaps instructive: not treated by Small (1933), 'local' (Fernald 1950), 'rarely introduced and possibly not established' (Gleason & Cronquist 1952), 'sporadically naturalized' (Godfrey & Wooten 1979), 'a rapidly spreading pernicious invader on moist ground, too common' (Wofford 1989)... This species has become a very serious pest, now ranking as one of the most destructive introduced plants in our area, forming extensive and dense patches, sprawling over and eliminating nearly all other herbaceous plants. Eradication is very difficult, and considering its obvious colonizing abilities, only temporary." — Alan Weakley, Weakley's Flora