Forestiera segregata

Wild Olive

  • Family: Oleaceae
  • Form: Perennial sprawling groundcover reaching 8-12 in.
  • Leaves: Large multi-stemmed shrub or small tree, reaching 5-15 ft.
  • Stem/Bark: Pale gray
  • Flower: Yellow-green, multi-staminate, borne in clusters
  • Fruit: Green turning black, oval-shaped berry
  • Comments: Compact forms are available having smaller leaves
  • Additional Resources:
    The Institute for Regional Conservation Link
    Wikipedia Link
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