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Sambucus nigra

Sambucus nigra L.

Black Elderberry

Caprifoliaceae (Honeysuckle Family)

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USDA Symbol: SANI4

USDA Native Status: L48 (NI), HI (I), PR (N), VI (I), CAN (NI)

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub , Tree

Distribution

USA: AL , AR , AZ , CA , CO , CT , DC , DE , FL , GA , HI , IA , ID , IL , IN , KS , KY , LA , MA , MD , ME , MI , MN , MO , MS , MT , NC , ND , NE , NH , NJ , NM , NV , NY , OH , OK , OR , PA , RI , SC , SD , TN , TX , UT , VT , WA , WI , WV , WY
Canada: BC , MB , NB , NS , ON , PE , QC

National Wetland Indicator Status

Region:AGCPAKAWCBEMPGPHIMWNCNEWMVE
Status: FACW FAC UPL FAC FAC FACU FACW FACW FACU
This information is derived from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers National Wetland Plant List, Version 3.1 (Lichvar, R.W. 2013. The National Wetland Plant List: 2013 wetland ratings. Phytoneuron 2013-49: 1-241). Click here for map of regions.

Additional resources

USDA: Find Sambucus nigra in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Sambucus nigra in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Sambucus nigra

Metadata

Record Last Modified: 2014-03-11
Research By: SET

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