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Elderberry

Description:

Dark blue, bunched berries with ridged spade-shaped leaves

Habitat:

Wetland, intermittent stream

Notes:

Berries are medicinal - dry the berries and steep in hot water to get rid of flu symptoms!


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1 Comment

Hans.New
Hans.New 5 years ago

Nice shots, not just medical issues - the berries can also be pressed or cooked and they are edible/drinkable afterwards (taste really good). Also possible with the flowers.

Westfield, Massachusetts, USA

Lat: 42.11, Long: -72.72

Spotted on Sep 20, 2010
Submitted on Sep 20, 2010

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