Sambucus spp.
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Optimal Light:Partial shade image
Light Range:Full sun to partial shade image
Soil Moisture:Medium to high soil moisture image
Wildlife:Bird image 
Drought Tolerance:Medium
Invasive Status:Not Assessed
flowers variable; salt tolerance depends on species, check with county Extension office or local nursery before making final selection
Growth Rate:Fast
Mature Height:12 - 20 ft.
Mature Spread:12 - 15 ft.
Soil Texture:Any
Soil pH:Acidic, Slightly acidic, Slightly alkaline
Salt Tolerance:High
Hardiness Zone:8-11
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