Calflora
Taxon  Report   7323    
Sambucus racemosa  L.  var. racemosa 
Pacific red elderberry
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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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: Northern Coastal Scrub, Redwood Forest, Douglas-Fir Forest

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
JEF + PLANTS: Sambucus racemosa var. microbotrys
JEF + PLANTS: Sambucus microbotrys
PLANTS: Sambucus callicarpa
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More information about  Sambucus racemosa var. racemosa

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: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Sep 25, 2020).