oleaster family

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Noun1.oleaster family - shrubs or small trees often armed
dicot family, magnoliopsid family - family of flowering plants having two cotyledons (embryonic leaves) in the seed which usually appear at germination
Myrtales, order Myrtales, order Thymelaeales, Thymelaeales - Myrtaceae; Combretaceae; Elaeagnaceae; Haloragidaceae; Melastomaceae; Lecythidaceae; Lythraceae; Rhizophoraceae; Onagraceae; Lecythidaceae; Punicaceae
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ELAEAGNACEAE (Oleaster Family) ELEAGNUS UMBELLATA Thunb.--CW, SW; OF, WE; Infrequent; C = 0; BSUH 20004.
Elaeagnus pungens is a Chinese herb in the Oleaster family with the common name thorny olive or silverthorn.
X Gmel.) Palla 13 Scirpus pallidus (Britton) Fernald X ELAEAGNACEAE (Oleaster Family) Shepherdia argentea (Pursh) Nutt.