Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


504

Shrub
Perennial

Non-native: Japan & China
Documented growing wild in - NC -

Rare

Look for it in disturbed areas, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Deciduous/Semi-persistant
Simple
Alternate

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

FRUIT:
Summer
Reddish-brown/Pinkish
Drupe-like

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Elaeagnus multiflora   FAMILY Elaeagnaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Elaeagnus multiflora   FAMILY Elaeagnaceae

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

 

COMMON NAME:
Cherry Elaeagnus, Cherry Silverberry