Sambucus gaudichaudiana

Common name: 

White Elderberry

Family: 
Distribution (from Flora of Victoria):

Wannon, Grampians, Midlands, Victorian Volcanic Plain, Otway Plain, Otway Range, Eastern Highlands, Gippsland Plain, Gippsland Highlands, Wilsons Promontory, East Gippsland (CDEJKNPRSTVWXZ) also SA, Qld, NSW, ACT, Tas

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Distribution and ecological preference at Wilsons Promontory (if known):

Damp sheltered situations throughout the Prom such as wet forests and damp tea-tree woodland1

Flower description:

White and tubular1

Habit:

Shrub or subshrub to 1-2 m2

Distinguishing characteristics (within family/genus):

Flowers are in parts of 4 and the fruit is white2

Images:
Image of Sambucus gaudichaudiana
Image of Sambucus gaudichaudiana
Image of Sambucus gaudichaudiana Image: David Meagher
Conservation status:

Not threatened

References:

1 Meagher, D. and Kohout, M. (2001). “A field guide to Wilsons Promontory”. Oxford University Press, South Melbourne, Vic.
2 Walsh, N. G. and Entwisle, T. J. “Flora of Victoria”, volumes 2 (1994), 3 (1996) and 4 (1999). Inkata Press, Port Melbourne, Victoria