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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Rosids: Fabids: Rosales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (4/14/23):
Elaeagnus multiflora   FAMILY Elaeagnaceae   Go to FSUS key



SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Elaeagnus multiflora   FAMILY Elaeagnaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America north of Mexico, vol. 10 (2021)

Elaeagnus multiflora

SYNONYMOUS WITH Floristic Synthesis of North America. BONAP (Kartesz, 2021)

Elaeagnus multiflora

SYNONYMOUS WITH Floristic Synthesis of North America (Kartesz, 1999)

Elaeagnus multiflora

SYNONYMOUS WITH (ORTHOGRAPHIC VARIANT) Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)

Elaeagnus multiflorus

 

COMMON NAME:
Cherry Elaeagnus, Cherry Silverberry


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WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (4/14/23):
Elaeagnus multiflora   FAMILY Elaeagnaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Elaeagnus multiflora   FAMILY Elaeagnaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America north of Mexico, vol. 10
Elaeagnus multiflora

SYNONYMOUS WITH Floristic Synthesis of North America. BONAP (Kartesz, 2021)
Elaeagnus multiflora

SYNONYMOUS WITH Floristic Synthesis of North America (Kartesz, 1999)
Elaeagnus multiflora

SYNONYMOUS WITH (ORTHOGRAPHIC VARIANT) Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Elaeagnus multiflorus

 

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Shrub
Perennial

Habitat: Disturbed areas, per Weakley's Flora

Non-native: Japan & China

Waif(s)

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IS THE PLANT "ARMED"?
Armed with spinose spur shoots

LEAVES:
Deciduous/Semi-persistant
Simple
Alternate

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
Silvery-brown
Radially symmetrical
4-merous
4-lobed salverform calyx
Petals absent
4 inserted stamens
Superior ovary
Bisexual

FRUIT:
Summer?
Reddish-brown/Pinkish
Drupe-like

 

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