Patagonia Wildflowers
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blue elderberry
Sambucus nigra
Sambucus nigra
blue elderberry moschatel
Sambucus nigra Adoxaceae
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English common name
  •blue elderberry
Spanish common names
  •saúco negro
  •saúco común
accepted scientific name
  •Sambucus nigra L.
rules for finding collection records
  •Sambucus nigra (123)
family name
  • Adoxaceae
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Category: Shrubs, Broadleaf Trees
Flowers: Five petals
Petal colors: color
Flower size is about 0.25 inches
Leaf: Opposite, Simple
Plant Observed 3rd week of August thru 3rd week of April
Native to most of Europe and North America

How Likely at this Location (24%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (63%)
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