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Definition of the noun american elder
What does american elder mean as a name of something?
- common elder of central and eastern North America bearing purple-black berries; fruit used in wines and jellies
- lexical domain: Plants - nouns denoting plants
- scientific name: Sambucus canadensis
- synonyms of American elder: black elderberry / sweet elder
- more generic terms: elder / elderberry bush = any of numerous shrubs or small trees of temperate and subtropical northern hemisphere having white flowers and berrylike fruit
- part: elderberry = berrylike fruit of an elder used for e.g. wines and jellies
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The Comprehensive Resource on Geriatric and Social Care, Second Edition by Eugenia L. Siegler MD, FACP, Elizabeth Capezuti PhD, RN, FAAN, Mathy Mezey EdD, RN, FAAN
Recognizing individuality is important, because life experiences vary for each African American elder, depending on many lifestyle and individual ...
Used in Food, Drugs and Cosmetics by Ikhlas A. Khan, Ehab A. Abourashed
American elder(S. canadensis) is a tall shrubwithwhite pith, spreadingby suckers; uptoabout4mhigh; native to eastern NorthAmerica.Part used is the flower. European elder (S. nigra) is a tall shrub or small tree; upto about 10 m high; native to ...
by Carole J. Skelly
AMERICAN ELDER:See ELDER. AMERICAN FOXGLOVE: SeeFOXGLOVE and FEVERWEED. AMERICAN GINSENG: See GINSENG.
From Acacia to Zinnia by Christopher Cumo
Sambucus canadensis (American elder or common elderberry), Sambucus javanica (Chinese elder), Sambucus melancarpa ( blackberry ...
by John Henry Clarke
The indigenous North American Elder grows in rich alluvial soils, floWers in July, and fruits in September. The species, says Millspaugh, is not sufficiently distinct from the European Elder (Samb. nigra, Linn.), differing only “ in being less woody ...
by John Henry Clarke
The indigenous North American Elder grows in rich alluvial soils, flowers in July, and fruits in September. The species, says Millspaugh, is not sufficiently distinct from the European Elder (Samb. nigra, Linn.), differing only " in being less woody, ...
by David A. Bender
American elder is S. canadensis and grape elder is S. racemosa); the flowers are used to flavour cordials, syrups, fruit jellies, and elderflower wine. The fruit is used for making jelly and wine (elderberry wine). Stems and leaves contain ...
Applied in England and Among English-speaking People to Cultivated and Wild Plants, Trees, and Shrubs by William Miller
American Elder, Autumn- flowering Elder chinensis. Chinese Elder Ebulus. Blood Hilder, Dane-ball, Dane's- blood, Dane-wort, Dane's-weed, Dead-wort, Dwarf Herbaceous Elder, Ground-Elder, Wall-wort glauca. Californian Elder humilis.
Common Names, Scientific Names, Eponyms. Synonyms, and Etymology by Umberto Quattrocchi
English: American elder, sweet elder, garden elder Central America: sauco, bajman, ...
by Douglas M. Considine, Glenn D. Considine
The more important include: American elder (Sambucus canadensis), which has black-to-purple-to-blue berries, well known as the source of elderberry wine; the blueberry elder (S. glauca), which has a blue fruit; the Mexican (S. Mexicana) ...
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Sambucus canadensis (American Elder)
Sambucus canadensis (American Elder) juvenile foliage
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