The Bugwood Network
thorny olive
Magnoliopsida > Rhamnales > Elaeagnaceae > Elaeagnus pungens Thunb.
Synonym(s): thorny elaeagnus, silverthorn

Identification, Biology, Control and Management Resources
Nonnative Invasive Plants of Southern Forests - USDA Forest Service

Selected Images from www.invasive.org
 
Number:0016039
Description:Young silvery leaves in April
Photographer:James H. Miller, USDA Forest Service
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Number:0016038
Description:Mature fruit with leaves in March
Photographer:Ted Bodner, Southern Weed Science Society
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Number:0016037
Description:Mature shrub in January
Photographer:James H. Miller, USDA Forest Service
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Description:Distribution Map
Source:USDA NRCS, The PLANTS Database, September, 2003

Invasive and Noxious Weed References

  • Invasive Exotic Plant Species of Management Concern, USDA Forest Service, Southern Region, May 18, 2001 - http://www.se-eppc.org/fslist.cfm
  • Tennessee Exotic Pest Plant Council. Invasive Exotic Pest Plants in Tennessee. May 2001.
    http://www.se-eppc.org/states/TN/TNIList.html
  • Invasive Alien Plant Species of Virginia - http://www.dcr.state.va.us/dnh/invlist.pdf
Taxonomic Reference
USDA, NRCS. 2002. The PLANTS Database, Version 3.5 (http://plants.usda.gov). National Plant Data Center, Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA.
http://plants.usda.gov/cgi_bin/topics.cgi?earl=plant_profile.cgi&symbol=ELPU2

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USDA Forest ServiceUSDA APHIS PPQThe Bugwood Network University of Georgia Bargeron, C.T., D.J. Moorhead, G.K. Douce, R.C. Reardon & A.E. Miller
(Tech. Coordinators). 2003. Invasive Plants of the Eastern U.S.:
Identification and Control. USDA Forest Service - Forest Health
Technology Enterprise Team. Morgantown, WV USA. FHTET-2003-08.