Elaeagnus angustifolia L.
Species in the Global Pollen Project's Master Reference Collection
© Mauricio Mercadante (licence)
Russian olive is not native to Western Europe. However, it has been around for centuries, often planted as an ornamental plant that has since grown wild. Its flowers are highly aromatic, its sweet fruit is edible, it is resistant to drought and it is an attractive plant. The fruit looks like olives and its branches and leaves are covered in silver-colored scales. This makes it easy to detect among... © Copyright Ecomare (licence)See more in the Encyclopedia of Life...
- Parent Taxon
- Global Pollen Project UUID
- Botanical Reference
- None available. You can check The Plant List for further information.
Connected data sources
This taxon is currently linked to the following locations.The Plant ListGlobal Biodiversity Information Facility