Elaeagnus angustifolia

Species:Elaeagnus angustifolia L.
Common Name:Russian Olive; Oleaster
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Growth Habit:Shrub
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Taxonomic Notes:**
Status:Not Native
Specimen: View specimen details in the Alabama Herbarium Consortium Specimen Database

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FamilyELAEAGNACEAE - Oleaster family
Genus Elaeagnus
Species Elaeagnus angustifolia L. - Russian Olive; Oleaster


Citation Elaeagnus angustifolia Linnaeus, Sp. Pl. 1: 121. 1753.
Basionym: **
Type: Without data, Herb. Clifford 38, Elaeagnus no. 1; (lectotype: BM-000557825). Lectotypified by McKean in Jarvis et al., Regnum Veg. 127: 44. 1993.

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No synonyms exist for this species.

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; choose a county or herbaria to filter the specimen data.

Counties included on distribution map: Jackson

Counties represented by specimen data listed below:

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: ALNHS

Range of years during which specimens were collected: -

Barcode / Accession No. County Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
ALNHS00006553 Jackson 07 Aug 2019 Barger, T. Wayne
Elaeagnus angustifolia L.
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