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  • The eleagnus grows in the pines, a volunteer from some planting in the neighborhood.

    Fairy Gazebo « Fairegarden

  • After the stakes were placed in the ground, weavers made of eleagnus were cut to give strength and bind the stakes together.

    Fairy Gazebo « Fairegarden

  • _Cleyera Japonica; _ cotoneasters and pyracantha; eleagnus of the types grown under glass in the North; gardenias; euonymus (A); hollies (A); anise-tree, _Illicium anisatum; _ cherry laurels, _Prunus_ or

    Manual of Gardening (Second Edition)

  • On the top of a hill, about four miles from the Fort, I had a fine view of a beautiful valley, caused by a rivulet, being a branch of Knife River, the declivities of which abound in a new species of eleagnus, intermixed with a singular procumbent species of cedar (juniperus.)

    Travels in the Interior of America, in the Years 1809, 1810, and 1811

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