Adoxaceae

(a-dox-AY-see-ee)
– a family in the Dipsicales order –

Here in the St. Louis Area, we have 3 not-too-obscure plants that are in “Elderberry” family:

  • Sambucus canadensis (Elderberry) [CC2]
  • Viburnum prunifolium (Blackhaw) [CC4]
  • Viburnum rufidulum (Rusty Blackhaw) [CC4]

[CC] = Coefficient of Conservatism