Species: 

Elaeagnus pungens 

Common Name(s): 

thorny olive, thorny elaeagnus

Habitats Impacted: 

disturbed/waste areas, forest/woodland

Regions likely to be Impacted: 

SE

Present in Neighboring States?

AR, LA, TX

Currently known from Oklahoma?

Yes

Elaeagnus pungens 

Nancy Lowenstien, Auburn University, Bugwood.org

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What you should know!

Can invade natural areas, including very shaded forests. Seeds can be widely dispersed by wildlife. Introduced as an ornamental.

Management information