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Common name

English: Danewort

German: Attich, Zwerg-Holunder

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2616)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2519)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2128)

      Order: Dipsacales (33)

        Family: Adoxaceae (9)(family description)

          Genus: Sambucus (5)

            Epithet: ebulus L. (1)

Synonyms: Sambucus deborensis Košanin, Sambucus herbacea Stokes

ebulus => lat. name by Pliny (23-79 AD) for danewort

herbacea => herbaceous, not woody

Characteristics

Climate: temperate

Habit: shrub

Flower colour: white

External links

Check for Sambucus ebulus at

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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