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Sambucus nigra

Sambucus nigra, elder with finely cut almost black leaves and pink scented flowers in summer. Berries are only edibles when cooked. Blue and purple dye was obtained from the berries, yellow and green from the leaves, and grey and black dye was made from the bark.

Sambucus nigra Black Lace, black elder
Sambucus nigra Black Lace – Black Elder Sambuca

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