blue elderberry


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Noun1.blue elderberry - shrub or small tree of western United States having white flowers and blue berriesblue elderberry - shrub or small tree of western United States having white flowers and blue berries; fruit used in wines and jellies
genus Sambucus, Sambucus - elder; elderberry
elderberry bush, elder - any of numerous shrubs or small trees of temperate and subtropical northern hemisphere having white flowers and berrylike fruit
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At 11:55 and 12:48 PDT, we observed a single sheep feeding on the fruit (berries) of Blue Elderberry (Sambucus caerula).
Blue Elderberry berries are commonly eaten by other large mammals, including American Black Bears (Ursus americanus; Parish and others 1996; Auger and others 2002) and Rocky Mountain Elk (Cervus canadensis nelsoni; Kufeld 1973).
Blue Elderberry was locally common, but occurred at low densities on the slopes where our observations were made.