Also called Senjed, Persian olive, wild olive, ◼︎ silver berry and oleaster.

Very distantly related to (not in the same genus, family, order nor subclass as) the food olive 🇪🇺 European olive  Olea europaea.

Instead, part of oleaster/silverberry  genus Elaeagnus in oleaster  family Elaeagnaceae in 🍎︎ apple / 🍇︎ berry / buckthorn / elm / hemp / 🌹︎ rose  order Rosales.

Native to western and central Asia.   Invasive > learn+quiz Invasive > 🌐︎ global Invasive > 🌐︎ various Invasive > 🇨🇦+🇺🇸 Canada+USA Invasive > report it! Invasive > 🇺🇸 USA Invasive > USFS  Adobe Acrobat Reader file Invasive > Michigan treatment details (Michigan)  Adobe Acrobat Reader file (pages 38, 134 and 247) Control and Alternatives (Maryland)  Adobe Acrobat Reader file (page 3)   inv. trading card  Adobe Acrobat Reader file

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