Taxon  Report   7322    
Sambucus racemosa  L.  var. microbotrys  (Rydb.) Kearney & Peebles  
(no longer an active name)
Mountain red elderberry,  Red elderberry
Sambucus racemosa var. microbotrys, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.
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Bloom Period
Genus: Sambucus
Parent: Sambucus racemosa


Wetlands: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands

Communities: Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest

Name Status:
Accepted in JM93

JEF + PLANTS other name:
Sambucus racemosa var. racemosa

NOTE: Sambucus racemosa var. microbotrys is no longer an active name.
More information about  Sambucus racemosa var. microbotrys

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]. 2020. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Nov 26, 2020).