(Sambucus nigra) Height: 8 - 20'
Tolerates a wide range of soils including heavy clay. Prefers moist soils high in organic matter and spreads quickly through root suckering and self-seeding. White flowers appear in summer, attracting butterflies, and are followed by black berries that attract birds. The berries are edible and used in making pies. medicines, wines and jellies.