Elder

Goodness Year Round

In early summer, the light colored elder blossoms gleam in the sunshine while its dark berries ripen into early fall. According to folklore, the Elder bush has been known to de-stress and uplift you. Something that Old Man winter might want to consider.

Sambucus nigra

Characteristics

Plant family Adoxaceae
Flowering season May to July
Harvest Flowers: June to July
Vegetation Edge of forests, glades, hedgerows