Taxon  Report   7323    
Sambucus racemosa  L.  var. racemosa 
Pacific red elderberry
Sambucus racemosa var. racemosa
© 2007 Neal Kramer
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Sambucus racemosa var. racemosa
© 2007 Louis-M. Landry
Sambucus racemosa var. racemosa, 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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Sambucus racemosa var. racemosa
© 2005 Louis-M. Landry
Genus: Sambucus
Parent: Sambucus racemosa
Communities: Northern Coastal Scrub, Redwood Forest, Douglas-Fir Forest


Wetlands: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Sambucus callicarpa
PLANTS: Sambucus racemosa var. leucocarpa
PLANTS: Sambucus racemosa var. laciniata
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More information about  Sambucus racemosa var. racemosa
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Dec 17, 2018).