Autumn Olive

Elaeagnus umbellata

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Elaeagnus umbellata, is known as Japanese silverberry,umbellata oleaster,autumn-olive,autumn elaeagnus, or spreading oleaster. The species is indigenous to eastern Asia and ranges from the Himalayas eastwards to Japan. Because it fixes atmospheric nitrogen in its roots, it often grows vigorously and competitively in infertile soils.

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