elaeagnus umbellata

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Red berry clusters, pointy long oval leathery leaves with silvery underside. Silvery spots on berries and leaves. Almost 20 times more lycopene than tomatoes (good for prostate). Looks like red shiny berry, not “olive”. Somewhere between shrub and tree, with gnarly trunk, branches have thorns. Yellow white flowers. Berries are green through summer, until fall, when they turn orange, then red. Each berry contains one yellow-tan seed with lines running along its length. Related to Buffalo-berry. Berries are ready to eat when they pop off the branch easily. They are less tart the longer they ripen. Can be eaten straight from the bush. Don’t eat seed pits.
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Autumn olive (Elaeagnus umbellata) and Russian olive (Elaeagnus angustifolia) were introduced in the 1830s from Asia for wildlife cover and food.
Subtropical areas are dominated by Pinus roxburghii, Olea ferruginea, Dodonaea viscosa, Justicia adhatoda and Punica granatum and temperate areas are dominated by Pinus wallichiana, Populus ciliata, Robinia pseudo- acacia, Berberis lycium and Elaeagnus umbellata.
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Although not considered so years ago when I planted it, the shrub -- known as autumn olive (Elaeagnus umbellata) -- is now considered dangerous, an invasive species.
Autumn olive (Elaeagnus umbellata) is an invasive, woody shrub commonly noted along roadsides, in unmanaged meadows, and increasingly in the mature forests of SW Michigan.
The forest cover is mixed, primarily consisting of maples (Acer), European black alder (Alnus glutinosa), black locust (Robinia pseudo-acacia), tree-of-heaven (Ailanthus altissima), autumn-olive (Elaeagnus umbellata), sycamore (Platanus occidentalis), and red oak (Quercus rubra).
TABLE 10-1 Select Noxious and Invasive Plants NAME GENUS AND SPECIES TYPE Autumn olive Elaeagnus umbellata Invasive Canada thistle Cirsium arvense Noxious Dodder Cuscuta spp.
Autumn olive, Elaeagnus umbellata, is a nitrogen-fixing shrub covered with silvery-green leaves and a profusion of red berries in late September and October, says Fordham.
americana), and autumn olive (Elaeagnus umbellata) are examples of shrubs commonly used in windbreak designs.
However, some of the most problematic nonnative species, including Celastrus orbiculatus, Elaeagnus umbellata, Euonymus alatus, Lonicera morrowii and Rosa multiflora, have bird dispersed fruits.