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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.

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