Elaeagnus umbellata


Photo Courtesy of K. Hubeny

Common Name(s) Autumn Olive, Japanese Silverberry
Scientific Name Elaeagnus umbellata
Family Elaeagnaceae
Location/Vegetative Zone Thicket
Flowering Period June-July
Identifying Characteristics 3-4 meters tall, Pale yellow flower, red-brown fruit


  • Grows from Maine to Virginia
  • Has a life span of 30-40 years
  • Fruiting period is from August to October

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