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|Species: Elaeagnus umbellata
Autumn olive shrubs have brown smooth bark.
Their leaves are alternate and simple, toothless, and have wavy edges. The leaves are a distinct pale green with silvery undersides.
Habitat & Range
Autumn olives are native to Asia. They are invasive in North America and spread easily in fields and open areas.
This plant produces small pale red berries with white speckles.
Featured image by James Dake.