Sambucus nigra canadensis -- American Black Elderberry


Other names: Sambucus canadensis, Elder, Common Elderberry, Blue Elder

Some authors still refer to the native black elderberry as S. canadensis; the subspecific classification is based on a revision of the genus by R. Bolli.


Fruit ripening dates: July through September

Seed dispersal dates: August through October


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