Etymology: Elaeagnus: Greek elala for "the olive" and agnos Greek name for Chaste-tree Vitix agnus-castus
Plants: erect, perennial, to 20' tall shrub; stems twigs have coppery-silver scales
Leaves: oval, 1"-3" long; coppery-silver scales
Fruits: pink-red berry
Habitat: sun - partial sun; disturbed, fields, woods, wood edges
Invasiveness: Restricted Invasive - Eradicate!
Conservation Status: Introduced - naturalized; ecologically invasive