Taxon  Report   10348 
Sambucus nigra  L.  ssp. caerulea  (Raf.) R. Bolli
blue elderberry
Sambucus nigra ssp. caerulea, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California.

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Bloom Period
Toxicity: MAJOR (RIPE FRUIT IS NONTOXIC)   [California Poison Control System 2010]    
Genus: Sambucus
Parent Record Sambucus nigra.
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2
PLANTS: accepted name: Sambucus nigra ssp. cerulea
Other Names:
(according to)

TJM2: Sambucus mexicana
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Nursery availability and horticultural info on CNPLX

2012 Jepson Manual Treament from the Jepson Herbarium,
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Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of Calif. Herbaria.
[web application]. 2014. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Apr 18, 2014).

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