Red elderberry along Turnagain Arm near Bird, Alaska. Seral occurrence: John J.
It will not tolerate flooding or very dry sites. The elderberry bush is native to Europe and North America where it has been grown and harvested for centuries.
The dark purple fruit is eaten by many birds and other wildlife.
Treatments were undertaken to convert the shrubfield to a conifer plantation [ 142 ]. Use may be heavy, however, in areas with large white-tailed deer populations [ 8 , 245 ]. Palatability of red elderberry for livestock ranges from poor to good [ 73 ].
Red elderberry regenerated primarily by sprouting. European Dwarf Elder Sambucus Ebulus range. Because it is one of the fastest growing oaks and will survive on a variety of soils, it is used extensively as a windbreak and ornamental tree.
Many good sites exist for the production of high-quality hardwood species, especially along the big rivers. The Kwakiutl of British Columbia made toy blowguns from red elderberry stems [ 230 ].
Fifteen to 19 years after the fires, mean postfire coverage of red elderberry on 3 quaking aspen-balsam poplar Populus tremuloides-P. Since red elderberry tolerates shade see Successional status , it may persist in late-seral postfire succession. Do you want to try your hand at planting elderberries?
This table summarizes fire regime characteristics for each plant community listed. Newer Post Angraecum.
Seedlings in the greenhouse have produced rhizomes by age 3 [ 102 ]. Atwood and N.