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|Family: Elaeagnaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Elaeagnus||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Elaeagnus angustifolia L.
Habit: Plant < 7 m, occasionally thorny. Leaf: 4--8 cm, lanceolate to oblong, more silvery on abaxial surface. Flower: 5--10 mm, +- as wide at top, fragrant; hypanthium +- dark yellow inside, tube +- = lobes. Fruit: 10--20 mm, elliptic in outline, yellow.
Ecology: Uncommon. Disturbed, sometimes moist places; Elevation: generally < 2050 m. Bioregional Distribution: ScV, SnFrB, SnGb, SnBr, PR, GB, DMoj; Distribution Outside California: native to temperate Asia. Flowering Time: May--Jun Note: Cult as ornamental.
Synonyms: Elaeagnus angustifolius L., orth. var.
eFlora Treatment Author: Elizabeth McClintock
Jepson Online Interchange
Weed listed by Cal-IPC
Previous taxon: Elaeagnus
Next taxon: Shepherdia
Citation for this treatment: Elizabeth McClintock 2016. Elaeagnus angustifolia, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=23860, accessed on May 25, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on May 25, 2016.