Taxon: Elaeagnus commutata Bernh. ex Rydb.

 
Genus: Elaeagnus
Family: Elaeagnaceae
Nomen number: 70241
Place of publication: Fl. Rocky Mts. 582. 1917
Name Verified on: 07-May-1992 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 23-Aug-1994
Species priority site is: National Arboretum (NA)
Accessions: 4 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: erosion control (fide Dict Gard)
  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Hortus 3)
  • Environmental: shade/shelter (for windbreak fide F Pacif NW)
  • Environmental: wildlife habitat (fide Dict Gard)
  • Materials: beads (fide Bot Beads World; as http://www.botanicalbeads.com/BBB_page_6.html,)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Northern America

    • Eastern Canada: Canada - Ontario, - Quebec
    • North-Central U.S.A.: United States - Minnesota, - North Dakota, - South Dakota
    • Northwestern U.S.A.: United States - Idaho, - Montana, - Wyoming
    • Southwestern U.S.A.: United States - Utah
    • Subarctic America: Canada - Northwest Territory, - Yukon Territory; United States - Alaska
    • Western Canada: Canada - Alberta, - British Columbia, - Manitoba, - Saskatchewan

  • Cultivated:

    . also cult.

References:

  • Dorn, R. D. Manual of the vascular plants of Wyoming. 1977 (F Wyom)
  • Englert, J. M. et al. USDA-NRCS Improved conservation plant materials released by NRCS and cooperators. 1999- (NRCS Cons Pl Mat)
  • Erhardt, W. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 17. Auflage. 2002 (Zander ed17)
  • Hitchcock, C. L. et al. Vascular plants of the Pacific Northwest. 1955-1969 (F Pacif NW)
  • Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. 1976 (Hortus 3)
  • McGregor, R. L. et al. (The Great Plains Flora Association) Flora of the Great Plains. 1986 (F GPlains)
  • Moerman, D. Native American ethnobotany, ed. 5. 1998 (Nat Amer Ethnobot)
  • Ownbey, G. B. & T. Morley Vascular plants of Minnesota: a checklist and atlas. 1991 (L Minn)
  • Scoggan, H. J. The flora of Canada, 4 vol. 1978-1979 (F Canada)
  • Smith, R. J. Botanical beads of the world (on-line resource). (Bot Beads World)

Check other web resources for Elaeagnus commutata Bernh. ex Rydb. :

  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • BONAP North American Plant Atlas of the Biota of North America Program:
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ICRA: International Cultivar Registration Authority (on-line resource). for Elaeagnus commutata cultivars
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.

Images:

  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image