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Soil: Mesic (Medium) – Hydric (Wet)
Sun: Full Sun – Part Sun
Height: 5-12 feet
Bloom Color: White
Bloom Season: June – July
Suggested Uses: American Elderberry is a large, beautiful early-blooming shrub. A great addition to home landscaping and naturalized areas.
Native Range: Native to the half of the contiguous U.S. as well as California. Native throughout the state of Minnesota.
Pollinators: A great early-season food source for bees and butterflies. Birds will enjoy the berries.
Flowers: Individual flowers are small and round with white stamens. Flowers form in large, white clusters. Black berries follow.
Leaves: Leaves are compound with 5 or 7 leaflets. Leaflets have serrated edges. Attachment is opposite.
Other Names: Sambucus nigra.
More information: USDA plant profile