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*Sambucus nigra Linnaeus. European Elder. Hab: Disturbed areas, uncommonly cultivated. Dist: Native of Europe. Reported for Petersburg, Dinwiddie County, VA by Fernald (1941).

Origin/Endemic status: Europe

Synonymy: = C, F, FNA, G; = n/a – Pa; = Sambucus nigra L. ssp. nigra – K1, K3, K4, NE, Bolli (1994); > Sambucus nigra L. var. laciniata L. – Il; > Sambucus nigra L. var. nigra – Il

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Wetland Indicator Status:

  • Eastern Mountains and Piedmont: FAC (taxonomic split from wetland indicator species)
  • Great Plains: FAC (taxonomic split from wetland indicator species)
  • Midwest: FAC (taxonomic split from wetland indicator species)
  • Northcentral & Northeast: FACW (taxonomic split from wetland indicator species)

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image of plant© Alan Cressler: Sambucus nigra, Lake Winfield Scott, Chattahoochee National Forest, Union County, Georgia 2 by Alan Cressler source | Original Image ⭷
image of plant© Grant Morrow Parkins | Original Image ⭷
image of plant© Grant Morrow Parkins | Original Image ⭷
image of plant© Grant Morrow Parkins | Original Image ⭷

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