Elaeagnus angustifolia L.
Common Name: RUSSIAN-OLIVE
Coefficient of Conservatism: *
Coefficient of Wetness: 3
Wetness Index: FACU
Physiognomy: Ad Tree

A small tree, native to Europe and western Asia, frequently planted and occasionally escaping to fields, river banks, and other sites. First collected in 1947 in Livingston Co. The fruit is silvery and drupe-like; the foliage is very silvery, the leaves narrowly elliptic.

Locations

Benzie County
Crawford County
Ingham County
Kent County
Lenawee County
Livingston County
Muskegon County
Ottawa County
Saginaw County
Washtenaw County
Wayne County

Citation:

MICHIGAN FLORA ONLINE. A. A. Reznicek, E. G. Voss, & B. S. Walters. February 2011. University of Michigan. Web. December 12, 2017. http://www.michiganflora.net/species.aspx?id=1192.