Plant Identification Database:
Elaeagnaceae (Oleaster)
Order: Rhamnales; Class: Dicotyledonae

The plant data on this site are a record of Bob Ronnow's field observations
which vary in accuracy and change with experience. For accurate and complete
information please use the links provided for each plant species and family.

Plant Families
Glossary of Botanical Terms

CLASSIFICATION
LEAVES
FLOWERS
FRUIT
STEM
ECOLOGY
CLASSIFICATION
Common Name (Image)
Scientific Name (Notes)
Genus
LV: Attachment
LV: Shape
LV: Edge
LV: Apex/Base
LV: Size/Surface
FL: Petals/Sepals
FL: Color
FL: Arrangement
FL: Size/Season
FL: Stamen/Pistil/Ovary
FR: Type
FR: Color
FR: Size/Season
ST: Type/Size/Growth
ST: Surface/Color
ST: Buds/Roots
EC: Edible
EC: Habitat
EC: Observations
Common Name (Image)
Scientific Name (Notes)
Other Names
Elaeagnaceae: LV: simple, entire, exstipulate; FL: 4 parts, 0 petals, 4 sepals united tubular or cup-shaped; FR: drupe enclosing achene, gray or red-orange; ST: shrub/tree, twig scales gold-brown; EC: o. xerophytic
exstipulate simple entire P: 0; S: 4, united tubular or cup-shaped drupe enclosing achene gray or red-orange shrub/tree twig scales gold-brown o. xerophytic Elaeagnaceae: LV: simple, entire, exstipulate; FL: 4 parts, 0 petals, 4 sepals united tubular or cup-shaped; FR: drupe enclosing achene, gray or red-orange; ST: shrub/tree, twig scales gold-brown; EC: o. xerophytic
Russian olive Elaeagnus angustifolia Elaeagnus alternate, opposite, whorled oblong entire silvery Gray tree/shrub, <30' thorns FR raw Ghost Ranch NM Russian olive Elaeagnus angustifolia silver berry, oleaster, Persian olive, wild olive, Senjid, Sinjid, Senjed
Autumn elaeagnus Elaeagnus umbellata Elaeagnus Alternate 4 parts White Axillary Red Shrub Fruit raw Autumn elaeagnus Elaeagnus umbellata Autumn-olive, Oleaster
Roundleaf buffaloberry Shepherdia rotundifolia Shepherdia oval rugose, glaucous below shrub, <6' glaucous Capitol Reef NP UT Roundleaf buffaloberry Shepherdia rotundifolia silverleaf
Common Name (Image)
Scientific Name (Notes)
Genus
LV: Attachment
LV: Shape
LV: Edge
LV: Apex/Base
LV: Size/Surface
FL: Petals/Sepals
FL: Color
FL: Arrangement
FL: Size/Season
FL: Stamen/Pistil/Ovary
FR: Type
FR: Color
FR: Size/Season
ST: Type/Size/Growth
ST: Surface/Color
ST: Buds/Roots
EC: Edible
EC: Habitat
EC: Observations
Common Name (Image)
Scientific Name (Notes)
Other Names
CLASSIFICATION
LEAVES
FLOWERS
FRUIT
STEM
ECOLOGY
CLASSIFICATION