Sambucus racemosa

Red Elderberry

One of the best native shrubs for wildlife. A dense, pyramidal shrub with clusters of creamy white flowers, which attract butterflies and hummingbirds. Red fruit is loved by many bird species. Vigorous, to 20’. Tolerates salt spray in shoreline plantings, provides some erosion control.

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Sambucus racemosa
Distribution Map courtesy of USDA NRCS Plants Database