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Red Elderberry | Sambucus racemosa

Shrub with white flowers and red berries. Berries are not edible.

Plant Details

HabitatsUpland Prairie and Savanna, Riparian Forests, Bottomland Forests, Mixed Hardwood-Conifer Forest or Woodland
Habitat NotesForests and streambanks.
Mature Height20’
Shade Preferencefull sun, part shade, full shade
Soil ToleranceMoist soils
Special UsesAttracts insects, bees and butterflies; Attracts birds; Attracts hummingbirds; Ornamental; Deer resistant