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Sambucus racemosa


by Steven D. Glenn
Not peer reviewed
Last modified: 01/25/2013


Sambucus L., Sp. Pl. 1: 269. 1753. Gen. Pl., ed. 5, 130. 1754. Tripetalus Lindl. in T. Mitch., Three Exped. Australia ed. 2, 1: 14. 1839, nom. illeg. (Art. 52.1). Ebulum Garcke, Fl. N. Mitt. Deutschland ed. 7, 184. 1865, nom. illeg. (Art. 52.1). LECTOTYPE: Sambucus nigra L. designated by Britton & Brown (1913).

Key to the species of Sambucus

1. Pith white; inflorescences 5-rayed from the base, lacking a central axis above the lowermost branches...Sambucus canadensis
1. Pith brown; inflorescences paniclelike, with the main axis extending well above the lowermost branches...Sambucus racemosa

List of Sambucus Species


References to Sambucus

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