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Shepherdia argentea

Shepherdia argentea (Pursh) Nutt.

Elaeagnus utilis A. Nelson

Lepargyrea argentea (Pursh) Greene

Silver Buffaloberry

KingdomPlantaePlants, but not fungi, lichens, or algae
SubkingdomTracheobiontaVascular plants—plants with a “circulatory system” for delivering water and nutrients
DivisionMagnoliophytaFlowering plants, also known as angiosperms
ClassMagnoliopsidaDicotyledons—plants with two initial seed leaves
SubclassRosidaeRoses, legumes, proteas, dogwoods, hydrangeas, mistletoes, euphorbias, grapes, many more
OrderRhamnalesBuckthorns, oleasters, grapes, others
FamilyElaeagnaceaeOleaster family, named after
GenusShepherdiaAfter John Shepherd (1764-1836), curator of the Liverpool Botanic Gardens and friend of Thomas Nuttall, and author in 1808 of A Catalog of Plants in the Botanic Garden at Liverpool.  Nuttall was also associated with this botanic garden
SpeciesargenteaSilvery

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Shepherdia argentea description by Thomas H. Kent, last updated 13 Jun 2010.

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Shepherdia argentea (Silver Buffaloberry)

5/15/2010 · Garden in the Woods, Framingham, MA
≈ 7 × 4½" (17 × 11 cm)

Shepherdia argentea (Silver Buffaloberry)

5/15/2010 · Garden in the Woods, Framingham, MA
≈ 17 × 12" (44 × 29 cm)

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