Elaeagnus pungens

ClassificationDicots
FamilyElaeagnaceae
Family (Traditional)Elaeagnaceae
GenusElaeagnus
Species:Elaeagnus pungens Thunb.
Common NameThorny Olive; Autumn Silverberry
Growth Habitshrub
Plant Notes**
CharacteristicsArmaments: Yes; Milky Sap: No; Photosynthetic: Yes; Stipules: No; Woody Herbaceous: Woody; Natural Area Presence: CCNMP; Natural Area Presence: GRSM; Natural Area Presence: TRG; Duration: Perennial; General Ecology: Terrestrial; Growth Habit: shrub; Moisture Requirements: Sub-xeric; Moisture Requirements: Dry-mesic; Moisture Requirements: Mesic; Region of Origin: Asia; Reproductive Phenology: March; Reproductive Phenology: April; Leaf Arrangement: alternate; Leaf Complexity: simple; Leaf Dissection: 0; Leaf Fragrance: No; Leaf Persistance: Evergreen; Leaf Persistance: Tardily Deciduous; Leaf Petiole Type: petiolate; Leaf Type: broadleaf; Leaf Venation: pinnate; Leaflet Margins: entire; Leaflet Number: 0; Base Flower Color: Brown (incl. Maroon); Base Flower Color: Yellow; Fruit Dehiscence: No; Fruit Type: Drupe; Fruit Wet/Dry: Wet; Overall Flower Symmetry: Actinomorphic; Pistil Number: 1; Sporangium Arrangement: N/A; Stamen Number: 4
C value N/A
StatusNot Native; TN[SNA] KY[SNA] (State Rank); GNR (Global Rank)
Specimen(s) View and Download Specimen Details »

** 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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  • Counties
  • Counties - Species Present
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 pugens Elaeagnus pugens Thunb.

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: Jefferson (KY), Anderson (TN), Blount (TN), Bradley (TN), Davidson (TN), Franklin (TN), Hamilton (TN), Knox (TN), Loudon (TN), Marion (TN), Montgomery (TN), Polk (TN), Roane (TN), Rutherford (TN), Scott (TN), Shelby (TN), Unicoi (TN), Washington (TN)

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: APSC, BEREA, MEM, MTSU, SWMT, TENN, UCHT

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1976 - 2012

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
TENN-V-0154699 Loudon Tennessee
TENN
Elaeagnus pungens
TENN-V-0154689 Davidson Tennessee
TENN
Elaeagnus pungens
TENN-V-0154698 Knox Tennessee
TENN
Elaeagnus pungens
TENN-V-0154707 Unicoi Tennessee
TENN
Elaeagnus pungens
TENN-V-0154708 Washington Tennessee
TENN
Elaeagnus pungens
TENN-V-0154687 Blount Tennessee
TENN
Elaeagnus pungens
TENN-V-0154694 Knox Tennessee
TENN
Elaeagnus pungens
UCHT020413 Marion Tennessee
UCHT
Elaeagnus pungens
UCHT020414 Marion Tennessee
UCHT
Elaeagnus pungens
APSC0015794 Knox Tennessee
APSC
Elaeagnus pungens
APSC0015796 Anderson Tennessee
APSC
Elaeagnus pungens
APSC0015795 Roane Tennessee
APSC
Elaeagnus pungens
APSC0015792 Polk Tennessee
APSC
Elaeagnus pungens
MTSU008583 Rutherford Tennessee 21 Oct 2012 Heather Barker
46
MTSU
Elaeagnus pungens
MEM016554 Shelby Tennessee 24 Sep 1981 Linda Ferguson
69
MEM
Elaeagnus pungens
UCHT040482 Polk Tennessee
UCHT
Elaeagnus pungens
MTSU008588 Rutherford Tennessee 07 Apr 1995 Katie Stambaugh
MTSU
Elaeagnus pungens
MTSU008587 Davidson Tennessee 22 Apr 1991 Kristi Monroe
MTSU
Elaeagnus pungens
TENN-V-0154693 Tennessee
TENN
Elaeagnus pungens
TENN-V-0154706 Shelby Tennessee
TENN
Elaeagnus pungens
TENN-V-0154688 Bradley Tennessee
TENN
Elaeagnus pungens
MEM013153 Shelby Tennessee 05 Oct 1976 Elizabeth M. Browne, Edward T. Browne Jr.
76G4.1
MEM
Elaeagnus pungens
TENN-V-0154697 Knox Tennessee
TENN
Elaeagnus pungens
TENN-V-0154696 Knox Tennessee
TENN
Elaeagnus pungens
TENN-V-0154702 Montgomery Tennessee
TENN
Elaeagnus pungens
TENN-V-0154686 Anderson Tennessee
TENN
Elaeagnus pungens
UCHT020412 Polk Tennessee
UCHT
Elaeagnus pungens
UCHT020415 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Elaeagnus pungens
APSC0107825 Jefferson Kentucky
APSC
Elaeagnus pungens
APSC0051095 Marion Tennessee
APSC
Elaeagnus pungens
APSC0042410 Montgomery Tennessee
APSC
Elaeagnus pungens
APSC0041399 Marion Tennessee
APSC
Elaeagnus pungens
MTSU008586 Franklin Tennessee 25 Oct 2008 Brian Huber
87
MTSU
Elaeagnus pungens
UCHT038928 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Elaeagnus pungens
UCHT035424 Shelby Tennessee
UCHT
Elaeagnus pungens
BEREA025398 Knox Tennessee
BEREA
Elaeagnus pungens
SWMT05103 Shelby Tennessee 22 Sep 2012 J. Marshall
14
SWMT
Elaeagnus pungens
MTSU008585 Davidson Tennessee 12 Nov 2009 Richard Marko
83
MTSU
Elaeagnus pungens
UCHT020411 Marion Tennessee
UCHT
Elaeagnus pungens
TENN-V-0154701 Marion Tennessee
TENN
Elaeagnus pungens
TENN-V-0154703 Roane Tennessee
TENN
Elaeagnus pungens
TENN-V-0154705 Scott Tennessee
TENN
Elaeagnus pungens
TENN-V-0154700 Marion Tennessee
TENN
Elaeagnus pungens
TENN-V-0154695 Knox Tennessee
TENN
Elaeagnus pungens
TENN-V-0154704 Rutherford Tennessee
TENN
Elaeagnus pungens
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Elaeagnus pungens - Dwayne Estes
Elaeagnus pungens - Dwayne Estes
Elaeagnus pungens - Dwayne Estes
Elaeagnus pungens - Dwayne Estes
Elaeagnus pungens - Milo Pyne
Elaeagnus pungens - Milo Pyne
Elaeagnus pungens - Milo Pyne
Elaeagnus pungens - Milo Pyne
Elaeagnus pungens - Milo Pyne
Elaeagnus pungens - Milo Pyne
Elaeagnus pungens - Theo Witsell
Elaeagnus pungens - Theo Witsell
Elaeagnus pungens - Theo Witsell
Elaeagnus pungens - Theo Witsell
Elaeagnus pungens - Theo Witsell
Elaeagnus pungens - Theo Witsell
Elaeagnus pungens - Theo Witsell
Elaeagnus pungens - Theo Witsell
Elaeagnus pungens - Joey Shaw
Elaeagnus pungens - Joey Shaw