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

Bloom Period
Family: ADOXACEAE  
Genus: Sambucus
Parent: Sambucus nigra
Toxicity: MAJOR (RIPE FRUIT IS NONTOXIC)

Wetlands:
Arid West: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands
Mountains, Valleys and Coast: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF

PLANTS other name:
Sambucus nigra ssp. cerulea

Alternate Names:
JEF: Sambucus caerulea
JEF: Sambucus mexicana
More information about  Sambucus nigra ssp. caerulea
Nursery availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Jepson eFlora

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

Landscape information from Calscape

Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images

Consortium of California Herbaria


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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Nov 13, 2019).