Elaeagnus angustifolia

ClassificationDicots
FamilyElaeagnaceae
Family (Traditional)Elaeagnaceae
GenusElaeagnus
SpeciesElaeagnus angustifolia L.
Common NameRussian olive, Schmalbl├Ąttrige ├ľlweide
Growth Habitshrub
Plant NotesHabit: shrub; Woody/Herbaceous: woody; Terrestrial/Aquatic: Terrestrial;
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate; Simple/Compound: Simple;
Flower Color2: Yellow; Fruit Color: Yellow ;
*Average C-Value: 0.0
C value N/A
StatusNot Native; AGCP (FACU), EMP (FACU) (NWPL); TN[SNA] KY[SNA] (State Rank); GNR (Global Rank)
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** Not applicable or data not available.

Species Distribution Map

This species has been reported in the counties highlighted in the interactive distribution map below. Click on a county to display the its name. Click the question mark icon () to view additional information about the ecoregions shown. In the map legend, there are links to toggle the visibility of the ecoregions and/or their labels. In addition, clicking on an ecoregion name will highlight that region on the map.

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Ecoregions
  • Southeastern Plains
    • Blackland Prarie
  • Blue Ridge Mountains
  • Ridge and Valley
  • Cumberland Plateau
  • Cumberland Mountains
  • Allegheny Plateau
  • Interior Plateau
    • Bluegrass Region
    • Nashville Basin
    • Pennyroyal Karst Plain
    • Western Highland Rim
    • Eastern Highland Rim

Synonyms

SynonymFull Citation
Elaeagnus angustifolia var. angustifolia Elaeagnus angustifolia var. angustifolia
Elaeagnus angustifolia var. orientalis Elaeagnus angustifolia var. orientalis
Elaeagnus angustifolia var. spinosa Elaeagnus angustifolia var. spinosa
Elaeagnus hortensis Elaeagnus hortensis
Elaeagnus hortensis var. songorica Elaeagnus hortensis var. songorica

Specimens and Distribution

This species has been reported in the following counties by the herbaria listed. An overview of the individual specimens are provided in the table that follows. Click on the accession number to view details; click on column headers to sort.

Counties included on distribution map: Campbell (KY), Clinton (KY), Jefferson (KY), Powell (KY), Warren (KY), Cumberland (TN), Davidson (TN), DeKalb (TN), Rutherford (TN), Scott (TN)

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: MTSU, APSC, EKY, HTTU, KNK, TENN

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1981 - 2017

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
31234100398468 Clinton Kentucky 26 Jul 1999 Mark A. Gorton
99-571
EKY
Elaeagnus angustifolia
31234100778370 Powell Kentucky 14 Apr 2017 Thomas McFadden
380
EKY
Elaeagnus angustifolia
31973000012056 Campbell Kentucky
KNK
Elaeagnus angustifolia
HTTU033736 Scott Tennessee
HTTU
Elaeagnus angustifolia
MTSU008594 Rutherford Tennessee 12 Apr 1992 Kim Kent
MTSU
Elaeagnus angustifolia
MTSU008592 Davidson Tennessee 16 Apr 1989 Guy Murphree
MTSU
Elaeagnus angustifolia
MTSU008590 Cumberland Tennessee 19 Apr 1981 Laura Quillen
27
MTSU
Elaeagnus angustifolia
MTSU008596 Rutherford Tennessee 15 Apr 1990 Bonnie Doak
MTSU
Elaeagnus angustifolia
31234100398443 Clinton Kentucky 26 Jul 1999 Mark A. Gorton
99-572
EKY
Elaeagnus angustifolia
31234100398450 Clinton Kentucky 26 Jul 1999 Mark A. Gorton
99-556
EKY
Elaeagnus angustifolia
31973000012057 Campbell Kentucky
KNK
Elaeagnus angustifolia
TENN-V-0154691 Tennessee
TENN
Elaeagnus angustifolia
APSC0088365 Jefferson Kentucky
APSC
Elaeagnus angustifolia
APSC0088364 Campbell Kentucky
APSC
Elaeagnus angustifolia
APSC0088360 Warren Kentucky
APSC
Elaeagnus angustifolia
HTTU023935 DeKalb Tennessee
HTTU
Elaeagnus angustifolia
MTSU008582 DeKalb Tennessee 05 Oct 2009 Richard Marko
84
MTSU
Elaeagnus angustifolia
MTSU006066 Rutherford Tennessee 2010-11 Sean Casler
4
MTSU
Elaeagnus angustifolia
MTSU008591 Rutherford Tennessee 18 Apr 1985 Andrew Mitchell
41
MTSU
Elaeagnus angustifolia
MTSU008595 Davidson Tennessee 12 Apr 1992 Kimberly J. Kent
MTSU
Elaeagnus angustifolia
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Plant Photos

Elaeagnus angustifolia - Dwayne Estes
Elaeagnus angustifolia - Dwayne Estes
Elaeagnus angustifolia - Dwayne Estes
Elaeagnus angustifolia - Dwayne Estes
Elaeagnus angustifolia - Dwayne Estes
Elaeagnus angustifolia - Dwayne Estes