Taxon  Report   9600 
Sambucus racemosa  L.  var. melanocarpa  (A. Gray) McMinn
Rocky mountain elder
Sambucus racemosa var. melanocarpa
© 2016 Jason Matthias Mills
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Sambucus racemosa var. melanocarpa
© 2010 Barry Breckling
Sambucus racemosa var. melanocarpa
© 2009 Barry Breckling
Sambucus racemosa var. melanocarpa, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California and is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Sambucus racemosa var. melanocarpa
© 2016 Jason Matthias Mills
Family: ADOXACEAE   (PLANTS: CAPRIFOLIACEAE)
Genus: Sambucus
Parent Record Sambucus racemosa
Communities:
Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest, Alpine Fell-fields
Wetlands:Usually occurs in non wetlands, but occasionally found in wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
Toxicity: MAJOR (RIPE FRUIT IS NONTOXIC)   [California Poison Control System 2010]    
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TJM2 + PLANTS: Sambucus melanocarpa
More information about  Sambucus racemosa var. melanocarpa
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
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Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

USDA PLANTS Profile (SARAM4)

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

Search the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

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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]. 2016. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Jun 28, 2016).

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