Taxon  Report   10348 
Sambucus nigra  L.  ssp. caerulea  (Raf.) R. Bolli
Blue elderberry

Sambucus nigra ssp. caerulea
© 2011 Michael O'Brien
Sambucus nigra ssp. caerulea
© 2004 George W. Hartwell
Sambucus nigra ssp. caerulea, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California.

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Sambucus nigra ssp. caerulea
© 2008 Thomas Stoughton
Genus: Sambucus
Parent Record Sambucus nigra.
Toxicity: MAJOR (RIPE FRUIT IS NONTOXIC)   [California Poison Control System 2010]    
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Accepted by TJM2
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TJM2: Sambucus mexicana
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Location Suitability

Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.

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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]. 2015. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Nov 25, 2015).

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