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<strong>Elderberry</strong>
<em>Sambucus canadensis</em><br>
This is a common shrub in east Tennessee and other parts of the southeast. Some people make a tasty wine from these berries; raw berries are poisonous. The poison found in the roots, leaves...
Elderberry
Sambucus canadensis

This is a common shrub in east Tennessee and other parts of the southeast. Some people make a tasty wine from these berries; raw berries are poisonous. The poison found in the roots, leaves, twigs, and unripe berries is sambunigrin. Goats and cattle, along with humans, are poisoned by elderberry.

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