Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Asterids: Campanulids: Dipsacales
WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Sambucus racemosa var. pubens FAMILY Adoxaceae
PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Sambucus racemosa var. racemosa FAMILY Caprifoliaceae
VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 174-06-002:
Sambucus pubens FAMILY Caprifoliaceae
Red Elderberry, Red-berried Elder, Eastern Red Elderberry
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JK Marlow jkm160503_178
May Haywood-Jackson Counties NC
Blue Ridge Parkway
Bears its flowers in elongated, panicle-like inflorescences, per Wildflowers of Tennessee, the Ohio Valley, and the Southern Appalachians.
JK Marlow jkm0407u_07
July Mitchell County NC
The Roan Highlands
The leaves have 5 to7 coarsely toothed leaflets, per Woody Plants of the Blue Ridge.
Ron Lance rwl1311_a
Fruits red, borne in elongated or racemose clusters, per Woody Plants of the Southeastern US: A Winter Guide.
COMPARE fruit of Elderberry species