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Russian olive
Magnoliopsida > Rhamnales > Elaeagnaceae > Elaeagnus angustifolia L.
Synonym(s): oleaster

Identification, Biology, Control and Management Resources
Nonnative Invasive Plants of Southern Forests - USDA Forest Service
Weeds Gone Wild: Alien Plant Invaders of Natural Areas - Plant Conservation Alliance
Element Stewardship Abstract - The Nature Conservancy
Invasive Plant Atlas of New England
Fire Effects Information System - USDA Forest Service

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Description:Flowers and foliage
Photographer:Paul Wray, Iowa State University
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Description:Fish Lake National Forest, Sevier Co., Utah
Photographer:J.S. Peterson @ USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database
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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 -
  • Invasive Plant Atlas of New England -
  • Mehrhoff, L.J., K.J. Metzler, & E.E. Corrigan. 2003. Non-native and potentially invasive vascular plants in Connecticut. Center for Conservation and Biodiversity, University of Connecticut, Storrs. -
  • Tennessee Exotic Pest Plant Council. Invasive Exotic Pest Plants in Tennessee. May 2001.
  • Invasive Alien Plant Species of Virginia -
Taxonomic Reference
USDA, NRCS. 2002. The PLANTS Database, Version 3.5 ( National Plant Data Center, Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA.

USDA Forest ServiceUSDA APHIS PPQ The Bugwood Network University of Georgia is a joint project of
The Bugwood Network, USDA Forest Service & USDA APHIS PPQ.
The University of Georgia - Warnell School of Forest Resources and
College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences - Dept. of Entomology
Last updated on Wednesday, November 05, 2003 at 05:02 PM
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