Family: Elaeagnaceae
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Emmet J. Judziewicz  

Key to Wisconsin Shepherida

Author: John G. Zaborsky

    • 1a.Leaves covered with silvery scales on both surfaces; branchlets silvery; thorns usually present; flowers opening before the leaves expand S. argentea

    • 1b.1. Leaves greenish above with sparse white stellate hairs, lower surfaces densely covered with white stellate hairs and scattered coppery scales; branchlets coppery; thorns absent; flowers opening while the leaves are ¼ to ½ expanded S. canadensis