Taxon  Report   7321 
Sambucus racemosa  L.
Red elderberry
Sambucus racemosa
© 2004 Dr. Amadej Trnkoczy
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Sambucus racemosa
© 2006 Dr. Amadej Trnkoczy
Sambucus racemosa, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California.

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Sambucus racemosa
© 2004 Dr. Amadej Trnkoczy
Genus: Sambucus
Subspecies and Varieties:
Wetlands: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands
Toxicity: MAJOR (RIPE FRUIT IS NONTOXIC)   [California Poison Control System 2010]    
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
More information about  Sambucus racemosa
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images

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Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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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:   (Accessed: Mar 19, 2018).

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