Promoting the Use of Native Plant Species in the Home Landscape

Red Elderberry

Plant Leaf

Full Plant

Plant Berry/Flower

Latin Name: Sambucus racemosa

Flower Description:

Egg shaped to pyramidal white branching clusters. Forms into clusters of red berries beneficial to wildlife.

FamilyAdoxaceae
Season BloomApr-Jun
HabitatMoist soil, woodlands, mixed forests
CyclePerennial woody
Height3'-14'
Leaf DescriptionOpposite compound lance - elliptic shaped tapering to a point
Soil Type Wet
Light Source Partial Shade, Sun
LocationWoodland