Scientific Name: Elaeagnus commutata Form: Oval - vertical, Round
Common Name:silverberry , wolf willow Texture:Medium
Family Name:ElaeagnaceaeHabit: Upright, Twiggy, Spreading
Plant Type: Shrub - deciduous Mature Size (ht. X w.):3 - 5m x 1.0 - 1.5m
Origin: B.C. west of Cascades, B.C. east of Cascades, Canada - central, Canada - eastern, U.S. - northwest, U.S. - central Hardiness Zone:Zone 2: (-46 to -40 C)
Leaves: Simple, Alternate, Leathery, Glabrous, Elliptic, Entire
Flowers: Flowers clustered, Yellow, Jun
Fruit: Drupe, Edible, Achene, (Accessory tissue), Silver, Sep- Oct, (Persistent)
Exposure: Full sun
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Landscape Uses: Hedge row, Herb, Reclamation, Wildlife food, Attract birds
Key ID Features:Leaves are elliptic, 2-7 cm long, silvery on both sides due to dense small white scales; flowers yellow, with a four-lobed corolla 6-14 mm long; drupes oval, 9-12 mm long, silver.