Plant ID forum: What is this shrub?

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Name: Jackie
Sweeny Texas (Zone 9b)
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Jackiedavis87
Mar 25, 2017 2:45 PM CST
Hi everyone!
I got this shrub at a local nursery, but it doesn't have a tag anywhere on it. It's darker at the bottom and gets lighter as it goes up. It's not flowering, and the leaves have a rough feel to it. Any ideas?
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Tisha
Mar 25, 2017 3:28 PM CST
Looks like a nice plant. I`m sure someone here will know. Was it on sale? No tag and all should get a few coins off the price. Doesn`t always work that way Smiling
Name: Jackie
Sweeny Texas (Zone 9b)
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Jackiedavis87
Mar 25, 2017 3:49 PM CST
lol I'm sure it was "on sale" her prices are always super low, and she doesn't speak English well, so I don't ask too many questions. Her selection is always amazing!
Name: Porkpal
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porkpal
Mar 25, 2017 5:53 PM CST
Eleagnus, I think.
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Name: greene
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greene
Mar 25, 2017 5:59 PM CST
porkpal said:Eleagnus, I think.

I agree with Elaeagnus. Be careful where you plant it as the plant can grow HUGE rather quickly. Some have thorns (or pseudo-thorns; I know 'coz I stepped on one, ouch!) and some have tasty berries for jelly if you can get them before the birds.

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Name: Jackie
Sweeny Texas (Zone 9b)
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Jackiedavis87
Mar 25, 2017 8:01 PM CST
Thanks everyone! That's it! Eleangus pungens "glen st. Mary"

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