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Key to Sambucus

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1. Fruit ± black, densely white-glaucous (appearing ± blue); inflorescence ± flat-topped, central axis generally not dominant; petals ± spreading ..... S. nigra subsp. caerulea

1' Fruit red or purple-black, not glaucous; inflorescence ± dome-shaped, central axis generally dominant; petals often reflexed ..... S. racemosa

2. Fruit purple-black; inflorescence generally 4–7 cm diam ..... var. melanocarpa

2' Fruit red; inflorescence generally 3–12 cm diam ..... var. racemosa

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