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Red Elderberry Shrub
Caprifoliaceae
Sambucus racemosa


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Caprifoliaceae Family

Sambucus Genus

Location

Found in the Wasatch Mountains in Utah.

Physical Description
Opposite, pinnately compound, 6 to 12 inches long, with 5 to 7 lanceolate leaflets, apex pointed and margins serrate, dark green and smooth above and paler below.




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Caprifoliaceae
Dipsacales
Dipsacales
Thirsty Order (Teasel)
Euasterids II
Euasterids II
Real Stars Group Two
Asteridae
Asteridae
Class of Stars (Daisies)
Core Eudicots
Core Eudicots
Main, Real, Two First-Leaves (Dicots)
Eudicots
Eudicots
Real, Two First-Leaves (Dicots)
Mesangiospermae
Mesangiospermae
Half Capsule Seed Division
Magnoliophyta
Magnoliophyta
Magnolia Division
Spermatophytes
Spermatophytes
Seed Plants
Euphyllophytina
Real Land Plants
Polysporangiates
Multiple Spore Sub-Kingdom
Stomatophytes
Stomatophytes
Air Pores Sub-Kingdom
Embryophytes
Embryophytes
Multicellular Land Plants
Streptobionta
Streptobionta
Multicellular Plants
Plantae
Plantae
Plants
Eukaryota
Eukaryota
Cells with a Nucleus


General Information

Looks like Starry Solomon Seal

The fruit may taste extremely bitter and may be toxic to some people. Once cooked however, it is indeed edible.

This plant can grow up to 12 feet in one year.

To get the berries off of the umbrel, freeze them and they will fall off.
Don't eat any of the stem etc, it is toxic.

The seeds of the red elderberry are toxic.

The black elderberry can be eaten raw. It needs to be completely raw, or it will be toxic.

When the little white flowers are pollenated, the tiny petals bend all the way back, leaving the stamen exposed.



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