Sambucus canadensis (Fr: sureau blanc | En: American black elderberry)
This large shrub to small tree is easy to grow and produced beautiful white flowers and attractive dark berries. In addition to being a favourite of many birds, these berries are also edible when cooked and can be used to make delicious syrups, jellies and jams.
Height: 2 to 4 meters
Habitat: Wet meadows, riversides, flood plains
Sun requirements: Full Sun
Moisture requirements: Moderate to wet
Soil requirements: Various