Calflora
Taxon  Report   9600    
Sambucus racemosa  L.  var. melanocarpa  (A. Gray) McMinn
Rocky mountain elder
Sambucus racemosa var. melanocarpa, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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

Wetlands: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands

Communities: Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest, Alpine Fell-fields

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN + PLANTS: Sambucus melanocarpa
More information about  Sambucus racemosa var. melanocarpa
Nursery availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Jepson eFlora

USDA PLANTS Profile (SARAM4)

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: Apr 25, 2019).