PHOTOS OF ELDER
General appearance of a flowering elderberry tree.
Elder leaves seen from above
Elder leaves seen from the underside
Elder flowers are grouped into flattened clusters, which are very characteristic of this tree.
A detail of elder flowers
Sambucus nigra L. – (Elder)
Deciduous tree of the Honeysuckle family -caprifoliaceae- up to 10 m. Erect stems of corky bark, brown-greyish. Opposite leaves, pinnate, with till 9 toothed ovate leaflets. Flowers white cream in flat inflorescences till 12 cm wide. Fruits in drupe, black in big hanging bunches. In humid places and hedges.
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22 October, 2019