Shrubs with Simple, Alternate Leaves, Smooth Margin )
Oleaster Family (Elaeagnaceae)
Habitat: Montane on both sides of Continental Divide
Height: Up to 4 m
Description: Even with your eyes closed, the pungent aroma of the wolf willow easily identifies this plant. Once experienced, the smell is immediately identifiable. The long, narrow, smooth-margined and alternately arranged leaves resemble those of a willow, but they have a silvery covering The leaves are 2-9 mm in length. The tiny, tubular, yellow flowers have four petals, and are up to 15 mm in length. Later, the flowers are replaced by a silver berry-like fruit.
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