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Collection Details

Variety: Sambucus nigra var. canadensis (L.) R. Bolli.

Caprifoliaceae Sambucus nigra var. canadensis (L.) R. Bolli.
Tiana F. Rehman , Keri Barfield, Brooke Byerley, Kim Norton, Bob O'Kennon, Will Godwin 390

Collection Date: 27 June 2011
Determined By: unknown
Determination Date: unknown
Institution: unknown


Continent: North America

Country: United States of America

Region: Texas

Subregion: Franklin County

Locality Description: West End Preserve (Franklin County Historical Association). About 10 miles south of Mt. Vernon, on the east side of Hwy 37. On north edge of marshy pond area along Cypress Creek.

DD Latitude: 33.0305

DD Longitude: -95.2605

Coordinate uncertainty: 5 m


Habitat Description: Forest opening on a slope. Partial shade.

Botanical Data

Plant Notes: Tall herbaceous plant with rounded and immature green fruit clustered in a terminal cyme. Peduncles are a reddish colour. Those individuals in the full sun at the edge of the marsh are in full flower, these in the shade appear to mostly have gone to fruit. Growing with: Teucrium canadense, Sambucus nigra var. canadensis, Liquidambar styracilfua, Ostrya virginiana, Onoclea, Cornus foemina, Myrica, Pinus echinata, Osmundastrum cinnamomeum, Matelea decipens. Abundant.

Min. Height: 2.5 m

Other Data

Research Site: West End Preserve, Franklin County Historical Association

Project: Flora of Franklin County, Texas