Plant ID forum: Autumn Olive (Elaeagnus umbellata); fragrant invasive bushes

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Name: Meredith
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Meredith79
May 18, 2015 7:06 AM CST
Always wonder what these are. They fill the air with a wonderful scent. Usually there are a bunch of these bushes in unmaintained areas.
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Name: Kent Pfeiffer
Southeast Nebraska (Zone 5b)
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May 18, 2015 7:10 AM CST

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Autumn Olive (Elaeagnus umbellata)
Name: Lin
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plantladylin
May 18, 2015 11:22 AM CST
Very pretty and fragrant but yes, very invasive:

http://www.bing.com/search?q=New%20Hampshire%20Elaeagnus&qs=...

https://gobotany.newenglandwild.org/species/elaeagnus/umbell...
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Name: Meredith
New Hampshire (Zone 5b)
Region: New Hampshire Cat Lover Butterflies Hummingbirder Keeper of Poultry Roses
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Meredith79
May 19, 2015 7:02 AM CST
Thank You!

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