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Elaeagnus

See list of 3 species in this genus
  • 1b. Leaves persistent; plants flowering in late summer and fall
  • 1b. Leaves deciduous; plants flowering in spring
    • 2a. Leaf blades oblong-lanceolate to narrow-lanceolate, 3–8 times as long as wide; branchlets and leaf blades with silver scales only; calyx lobes yellow on the adaxial surface, about as long as the basal connate portion of the calyx; fruit yellow or silver
    • 2b. Leaf blades elliptic to ovate-oblong, up to 3 times as long as wide; branchlets and leaf blades abaxially often with some brown scales in addition to the silver scales; calyx lobes yellow-white on the adaxial surface, about ½ as long as the basal connate portion of the calyx; fruit red with some silver scales

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