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Sambucus racemosa

Red elderberry (Sambucus racemosa)
Sambucus racemosa
Common Names red elderberry
Family Honeysuckle
Flower Color Cream white
Plant Type Shrub
Short Description Pith in center of stem. Leaves: Pinnately divided
Location McCall
Native Yes
Weed No

Red elderberry (Sambucus racemosa) Red elderberry (Sambucus racemosa)

Raw fruits are toxic and will cause nausea. The fruits are boiled to make a sauce or cooked with the stems intact. The stems and seeds were then thrown out together. The berries make an excellent tangy jelly.

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