What does Elaeagnus look like?

Asked by Ernestine Echols on November 17, 2021

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Elaeagnus plants are deciduous or evergreen shrubs or small trees. The alternate leaves and the shoots are usually covered with tiny silvery to brownish scales, giving the plants a whitish to grey-brown colour from a distance. The flowers are small, with a four-lobed calyx and no petals; they are often fragrant.

What food is poisonous to dogs? The following foods may be dangerous to your pet:

  • Alcoholic beverages.
  • Apple seeds.
  • Apricot pits.
  • Avocados.
  • Cherry pits.
  • Candy (particularly chocolate—which is toxic to dogs, cats, and ferrets—and any candy containing the toxic sweetener Xylitol)
  • Coffee (grounds, beans, and chocolate-covered espressobeans)
  • Garlic.

Is Russian olive edible? The bark on the Russian olive is at first smooth and gray, and then becomes unevenly rigid and wrinkled later on. Its fruit is like a-berry, about ½ inch long, and is yellow when young (turning red when mature), dry and mealy, but sweet and edible.

What is a silver berry scaly hair? The kit included one prepared slide, a specimen titled "Silver berry scaly hair" and two blank glass slides. Silverberry is a shrub common to Asia with versions also found in North America. Its leaves have fuzzy silver-greyscales.

What is the difference between Russian olive and autumn olive? Autumn and Russian olives have flowers that are small and light yellow which produce small (< 1/4 inch), round, juicy fruits. In contrast, the fruits of Russian olive are yellow, dry and mealy. The twigs of Autumn olive are usually bronze and silver colored, while the twigs of Russian olive are justsilver.