Shepherdia argentea (Pursh) Nutt.
Hippophae argentea Pursh - Lepargyrea argentea (Nutt.) Greene
Elaeagnaceae
Shepherdia argentea (40874 octets)
Small deciduous, dioecious thorny shrub. Leaves opposite, stalked, oblong, 2-6.5 cm long, 0.6-2 cm wide. Lamina silvery on both sides with a rounded apex. Small yellow flowers about 5-6 mm across in small dense clusters in March. Fruit ovoid, red. Quite hardy, good for poor and sandy soil.

Home: Central USA

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Cultivated: France and Germany

Author: Frédéric Tournay

Ethnobotanical aspects of Shepherdia argentea by Plants for a future database

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