American Elder

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What other names is American Elder known by?

American Elderberry, Common Elderberry, Elderberry, Elder Flower, Sabugueiro, Sambucus, Sambucus canadensis, Saúco, Saúco de Canada, Sureau, Sureau Blanc, Sureau du Canada, Sweet Elder.

What is American Elder?

American elder is a plant. The plant has lots of vitamin C. The flower and ripe fruit are used to make medicine.

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