White Flowers
COMMON ELDER (Sambucus canadensis)
Small Flowering Plants

Family: Honeysuckle family

Location: Moist places

Season: Late spring and summer

Flower:  5 regular parts, white

1/6 inch wide, large, terminal clusters

Leaves: 5-11 lanceolate, toothed leaflets on a 6-12" long compound leaf.  Shrub up to 12' tall. 

Comments:  Fruit edible and used for jelly and wine.

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