Our native blue elderberry often seen on banks above rivers and streams. Fast growing deciduous shrub or small tree 8 to 25 ft. tall. Creamy yellow flowers in flat topped clusters followed by blue berries. High on the birds’ favorite list! Ripe berries feed many species of birds. Moderate to infrequent summer water.
Sambucus mexicana (nigra ssp. caerulea)
blue elderberry, Mexican elderberry