Russian olive (Elaeagnus angustifolia) belongs to the Elaeagnaceae (the Oleaster family). It is widely distributed from China to the southern part of Europe. It is planted or naturalized in various places in the United States. This very strong tree grows in a humid valley and up to a height of about 6 m. The bark is grayish brown, cracked and peeling off in a long string. Leaves are lanceolate to elliptical with entire edges, dull grayish green features. The flowers are yellow on the inside and silvery white flowers on the outside, and bloom on the axillaris peduncles from late spring to early summer. The calyx tubes are petaloid and four-lobated. Fruits are drupes and ripen yellow from the end of summer to fall. Pulp is sweet, it is used for drinks, jams, medicinal uses etc.