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 and oleaster  family Elaeagnaceae and order Rosales.

Native to western and central Asia.  Invasive > learn+quiz Invasive > Global Invasive > in USA+Canada Invasive > report it! Invasive > in USA Invasive > in USFS (.pdf) Invasive > in Michigan treatment details (Michigan) (.pdf pages 38, 134 and 247) inv. trading card (.pdf)

Learn more about 🇷🇺 Russian olive Elaeagnus angustifolia

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