Sambucus nigra L.

Elder

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Sambucus nigra

Photo of Sambucus nigra L.

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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