What is this plant?

SarahtreeJune 6, 2013

This plant/tree is growing wild in Virginia and the thorns apparently caused a serious injury to an employee. Just wondering if someone could tell me what it is. Thanks in advance.

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Embothrium(USDA 8 Sunset 5 WA)

Elaeagnus sp.

    Bookmark   June 6, 2013 at 2:22PM
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Here is another pic.

    Bookmark   June 6, 2013 at 2:44PM
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