Species: 

Elaeagnus angustifolia

Common Name(s): 

Russian olive, Russian oleaster 

Habitats Impacted: 

riparian/aquatic

Regions likely to be Impacted: 

NW, PH

Present in Neighboring States?

AR, CO, KS, LA, MO, NM, TX

Currently known from Oklahoma?

Yes

Elaeagnus angustifolia

T. Davis Sydnor, The Ohio State University, Bugwood.org

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What you should know!

Grows well in riparian areas, outcompeting the native species. Grows rapidly and can form monocultures Introduced as an ornamental, as wildlife habitat, as a honey plant, for erosion control, and for reforestation and revegetation.

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