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Shrubs ( Shrubs with Compound Leaves )
Honeysuckle Family (Caprifoliaceae)

Red Elderberry
Sambucus pubens

Season: Spring
Habitat:
 Western Slope Montane
Height:
 Up to 3-4 m

Description: Occasionally found on the western slopes, this shrub can has compound leaves with 5 leaflets. The leaflets, between 5-13 cm long, taper towards a narrow tip, and the margin is toothed. They join the branch in an opposite manner. The white flowers form in a dense, erect, terminal clusters. Each individual flower will be replaced by a red, inedible berry approximately 5-6 mm in diametre.

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All Material Ward Cameron 2005

 

 

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