Elaeagnus angustifolia Linnaeus
RUSSIAN OLIVE
Oleaster; Russian-olive
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Elaeagnus angustifolia
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Elaeagnus angustifolia

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Elaeagnus angustifolia, whole tree or vine - general
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Elaeagnus angustifolia, whole tree or vine - general
Elaeagnus angustifolia, whole tree or vine - general
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Elaeagnus angustifolia, whole tree or vine - general

Elaeagnus angustifolia, twig - orientation of petioles
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Elaeagnus angustifolia, twig - orientation of petioles
Elaeagnus angustifolia, twig - orientation of petioles
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Elaeagnus angustifolia, twig - orientation of petioles

Elaeagnus angustifolia, leaf - whole upper surface
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Elaeagnus angustifolia, leaf - whole upper surface
Elaeagnus angustifolia, leaf - showing orientation on twig
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Elaeagnus angustifolia, leaf - showing orientation on twig

Elaeagnus angustifolia, leaf - showing orientation on twig
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Elaeagnus angustifolia, leaf - showing orientation on twig
Elaeagnus angustifolia, leaf - showing orientation on twig
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Elaeagnus angustifolia, leaf - showing orientation on twig

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Elaeagnus angustifolia L.
Russian olive

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General Information
Symbol: ELAN
Group: Dicot
Family: Elaeagnaceae
Duration: Perennial
Growth Habit : Shrub
Tree
Native Status : CAN   I
L48   I
Other Common Names: oleaster
trebizond-date
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©J.S. Peterson. USDA NRCS National Plant Data Center (NPDC). United States, UT, Sevier Co., Fish Lake National Forest. July 15, 2001. Usage Requirements .

©J.S. Peterson. USDA NRCS National Plant Data Center (NPDC). United States, UT, Sevier Co., Fish Lake National Forest. July 15, 2001. Usage Requirements .

©J.S. Peterson. USDA NRCS National Plant Data Center (NPDC). United States, UT, Sevier Co., Fish Lake National Forest. July 15, 2001. Usage Requirements .

©J.S. Peterson. USDA NRCS National Plant Data Center (NPDC). United States, UT, Sevier Co., Fish Lake National Forest. July 15, 2001. Usage Requirements .

©J.S. Peterson. USDA NRCS National Plant Data Center (NPDC). United States, UT, Sevier Co., Fish Lake National Forest. July 15, 2001. Usage Requirements .

Herman, D.E., et al. 1996. North Dakota tree handbook . USDA NRCS ND State Soil Conservation Committee; NDSU Extension and Western Area Power Administration, Bismarck. Provided by ND State Soil Conservation Committee . Provided by USDA NRCS Bismarck PMC (NDPMC) . United States, ND. Usage Requirements .

Herman, D.E., et al. 1996. North Dakota tree handbook . USDA NRCS ND State Soil Conservation Committee; NDSU Extension and Western Area Power Administration, Bismarck. Provided by ND State Soil Conservation Committee . Provided by USDA NRCS Bismarck PMC (NDPMC) . United States, ND. Usage Requirements .

Herman, D.E., et al. 1996. North Dakota tree handbook . USDA NRCS ND State Soil Conservation Committee; NDSU Extension and Western Area Power Administration, Bismarck. Provided by ND State Soil Conservation Committee . Provided by USDA NRCS Bismarck PMC (NDPMC) . United States, ND. Usage Requirements .

Herman, D.E., et al. 1996. North Dakota tree handbook . USDA NRCS ND State Soil Conservation Committee; NDSU Extension and Western Area Power Administration, Bismarck. Provided by ND State Soil Conservation Committee . Provided by USDA NRCS Bismarck PMC (NDPMC) . United States, ND. Usage Requirements .

Steve Hurst. Provided by ARS Systematic Botany and Mycology Laboratory . Russian Federation, Tiflis. Usage Requirements .

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Synonyms

Symbol Scientific Name
ELANO2 Elaeagnus angustifolia L. var. orientalis (L.) Kuntze

Classification

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Rank Scientific Name and Common Name
Kingdom Plantae – Plants
Subkingdom Tracheobionta – Vascular plants
Superdivision Spermatophyta – Seed plants
Division Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants
Class Magnoliopsida – Dicotyledons
Subclass Rosidae
Order Rhamnales
Family Elaeagnaceae – Oleaster family
Genus Elaeagnus L. – oleaster
Species Elaeagnus angustifolia L. – Russian olive

Subordinate Taxa

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Legal Status

Noxious Weed Information
This plant is listed by the U.S. federal government or a state. Common names are from state and federal lists. Click on a place name to get a complete noxious weed list for that location, or click here for a composite list of all Federal and State Noxious Weeds .
Colorado Russian-olive B list (noxious weeds)
Connecticut Russian olive Potentially invasive, banned
New Mexico Russian olive Class C noxious weed
U.S. Weed Information
Elaeagnus angustifolia Russian olive oleaster This plant can be weedy or invasive according to the authoritative sources noted below.This plant may be known by one or more common names in different places, and some are listed above. Click on an acronym to view each weed list, or click here for a composite list of Weeds of the U.S.
STATE Assorted authors. State noxious weed lists for 46 states . State agriculture or natural resource departments.
Cal-IPC California Invasive Plant Council. 2006. California Invasive Plant Inventory. Cal-IPC Publication 2006-02 (1 February 2007). California Invasive Plant Council. Berkeley, California.
NE&GP Stubbendieck, J., G.Y. Friisoe,and M.R. Bolick. 1994. Weeds of Nebraska and the Great Plains . Nebraska Department of Agriculture, Bureau of Plant Industry. Lincoln, Nebraska.
WI Hoffman, R.and K. Kearns (eds.). 1997. Wisconsin manual of control recommendations for ecologically invasive plants . Wisconsin Dept. Natural Resources. Madison, Wisconsin.
WSWS Whitson, T.D. (ed.) et al.. 1996. Weeds of the West . Western Society of Weed Science in cooperation with Cooperative Extension Services, University of Wyoming. Laramie, Wyoming.

Wetland Status

Interpreting Wetland Status

North America
Arid West FAC
Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain FACU
Eastern Mountains and Piedmont FACU
Great Plains FACU
Midwest FACU
Northcentral & Northeast FACU
Western Mountains, Valleys, and Coast FAC

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University of Wisconsin - Stevens Point Freckmann Herbarium (ELAN)
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MA-Massachusetts Non-Native Plant Introductions (ELAN)
NPCI Alien Plant Working Group: abstract & image (ELAN)
OK-Oklahoma Biological Survey (ELAN)
TNC Weeds on the Web (ELAN)
USDA NRCS Plant Materials (ELAN)

Wildlife

Food

Source Large Mammals Small Mammals Water Birds Terrestrial Birds
Martin Minor Low

Cover

Source Large Mammals Small Mammals Water Birds Terrestrial Birds
Martin

Sources

Martin, A.C., H.S. Zim, and A.L. Nelson. 1951. American wildlife and plants: A guide to wildlife food habits . Dover Publications. New York.

Description of Values

Value Class Food Cover
High Average 25-50% of diet Regular source of cover
Low 5-10% of diet Infrequently used as cover
Minor 2-5% of diet Sparsely used as cover
Moderate Average 10-25% of diet Occasional source of cover


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Elaeagnus angustifolia
Elaeagnus angustifolia
Oleaster
ID: 0000 0000 0202 0248 [detail]
© 1998 John Randall, Ph.D.

Elaeagnus angustifolia
Elaeagnus angustifolia
Oleaster
ID: 0000 0000 0202 0246 [detail]
© 1992 John Randall, Ph.D.

Elaeagnus angustifolia
Elaeagnus angustifolia
Oleaster
ID: 0000 0000 0202 0247 [detail]
© 1995 John Randall, Ph.D.

Elaeagnus angustifolia
Elaeagnus angustifolia
Russian Olive
ID: 0000 0000 0105 1814 [detail]
© 2005 Louis-M. Landry

Elaeagnus angustifolia
Elaeagnus angustifolia
Russian Olive
ID: 0000 0000 0105 1815 [detail]
© 2005 Louis-M. Landry

Elaeagnus angustifolia
Elaeagnus angustifolia
ID: 0000 0000 0408 1703 [detail]
© 2008 Louis-M. Landry

Elaeagnus angustifolia
Elaeagnus angustifolia
ID: 0000 0000 0408 1708 [detail]
© 2008 Louis-M. Landry

Elaeagnus angustifolia
Elaeagnus angustifolia
ID: 0000 0000 0408 1707 [detail]
© 2008 Louis-M. Landry

Elaeagnus angustifolia
Elaeagnus angustifolia
ID: 0000 0000 0408 1702 [detail]
© 2008 Louis-M. Landry

Elaeagnus angustifolia
Elaeagnus angustifolia
ID: 0000 0000 0408 1706 [detail]
© 2008 Louis-M. Landry

Elaeagnus angustifolia
Elaeagnus angustifolia
ID: 0000 0000 0408 1705 [detail]
© 2008 Louis-M. Landry

Elaeagnus angustifolia
Elaeagnus angustifolia
ID: 0000 0000 0506 1837 [detail]
© 2006 Louis-M. Landry

Elaeagnus angustifolia
Elaeagnus angustifolia
ID: 0000 0000 0408 1704 [detail]
© 2008 Louis-M. Landry

Elaeagnus angustifolia
Elaeagnus angustifolia
ID: 0000 0000 0509 1737 [detail]
© 2009 Barry Rice

Elaeagnus angustifolia
Elaeagnus angustifolia
ID: 0000 0000 0509 1738 [detail]
© 2009 Barry Rice

Elaeagnus angustifolia
Elaeagnus angustifolia
Oleaster, Russian Olive
ID: 0000 0000 1210 0304 [detail]
© 2010 Neal Kramer

Elaeagnus angustifolia
Elaeagnus angustifolia
ID: 0000 0000 1112 0965 [detail]
© 2012 Zoya Akulova

Elaeagnus angustifolia
Elaeagnus angustifolia
ID: 0000 0000 1112 0967 [detail]
© 2012 Zoya Akulova

Elaeagnus angustifolia
Elaeagnus angustifolia
ID: 0000 0000 0415 1331 [detail]
© 2015 Zoya Akulova

Elaeagnus angustifolia
Elaeagnus angustifolia
Russian Olive
ID: 0000 0000 1113 2596 [detail]
© 2013 Jean Pawek

Elaeagnus angustifolia
Elaeagnus angustifolia
ID: 0000 0000 0814 3251 [detail]
© 2014 Zoya Akulova

Elaeagnus angustifolia
Elaeagnus angustifolia
ID: 0000 0000 0814 3252 [detail]
© 2014 Zoya Akulova

Elaeagnus angustifolia
Elaeagnus angustifolia
ID: 0000 0000 0814 3253 [detail]
© 2014 Zoya Akulova

Elaeagnus angustifolia
Elaeagnus angustifolia
ID: 0000 0000 0814 3254 [detail]
© 2014 Zoya Akulova

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