Vascular Plants of the Gila Wilderness
Presented in Association with the
Western New Mexico University Department
of Natural Sciences
Sambucus racemosa Linnaeus var. microbotrys (Rydberg) Kearney & Peebles
Family: Adoxaceae, formerly Caprifoliaceae
Sambucus microbotrys Rydberg
Sambucus racemosa var. microbotrys bears easily recognizable bright red fruits in the
late summer. The leaves are compound and opposite. It is found at mid to upper elevations
in moist canyons.
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Sambucus racemosa var. microbotrys, photo Russ Kleinman, Mogollon Mtns., Bursum Road, Aug. 5, 2007
Sambucus racemosa var. microbotrys, fruit, photo Russ Kleinman, Bill Norris, Richard Felger & Leith Young, Mogollon Mtns., Bursum Road, Aug. 1, 2009
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