Wetland Indicator Status:
Seed Provenance:
Ohio Collected Seed

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Cultural Information:

Transplants well into moist soils but will do well in more upland situations and in full sun.  This plant suckers easily and a single plant will develop into a large clump in just a couple seasons.  Blooms and therefore fruits are produced on second year wood.  Attractive in flower and in fruit and provides a valuable food source for birds.

Associated Species: 

Silky Dogwoods, Gray Dogwoods, Silver Maples, Red Maples, Sugar Maples and Sycamore from personal observations.

Field Observations: 

Develops best flower and fruits in full sun with adequate moisture.  Shade grown plants tend to be leggy and produce less fruit.  Fruits are quickly eaten by birds.


Common Elderberry is Native to the following States & Ohio counties

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