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  • 1. Russian olive Elaeagnus angustifolia
  • 2. Characteristics Silvery grey foliage Narrow leaves resemble willow Small tree 10-25 Scraggly silhouette Yellow flowers Long lasting, olive like fruit
  • 3. Ecology Invasive Exotic Provides forage and habitat for birds Does well in dry climates Often seen in agricultural areas of Eastern Oregon and generally throughout the west