Sambucus nigra

Taxonomy

Family

Species

nigra

Nomenclature Melissopalynology

Sambucus nigra

Classifier

L.

Distribution

Europe, North Africa, Asia, Australia, New Zealand and America.

Utility

Food and drink as jam, juice, syrup, liquor and spice. Utilized as pigment and ink. Employed in ancient folk customs. Folk Medicine and phytotherapy. Ornamental plant and biodiversity.

Flowering time

IV - VI

Pollen colour

Light yellow

Pollen

+

Nectar

No

Pollen characteristic