Calflora
Taxon  Report   7320 
Sambucus mexicana  C. Presl ex DC.  (not an active name)
Blue elderberry
Sambucus mexicana
© 2002 Lynn Watson
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Sambucus mexicana, a dicot, is a tree or shrub that is native to California, is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Plant Characteristics
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Sambucus mexicana
© 2004 George W. Hartwell
Family: ADOXACEAE   (PLANTS: CAPRIFOLIACEAE)
Genus: Sambucus
Communities:
Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest, Southern Oak Woodland, Foothill Woodland, Pinyon-Juniper Woodland
Habitat: canyons
Toxicity: MAJOR (RIPE FRUIT IS NONTOXIC)   [California Poison Control System]    
Name Status:
Accepted in JM93
ICPN accepted name: Sambucus nigra ssp. caerulea
PLANTS accepted name: Sambucus nigra ssp. canadensis
 
NOTE: Sambucus mexicana is not an active name in the Calflora species table.
More information about  Sambucus mexicana
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on Google Images

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (SANIC4)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

website references from Google


Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Sep 20, 2018).

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