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"Poisonous" does not mean deadly. Some manifestations of toxicity are subtle. The dose, as always, determines if a plant is safe source of nutrients or a toxic hazard.

Scientific Name: Sambucus canadensis

Common Name: Elderberry

Species Most Often Affected: cattle, humans, goats

Poisonous Parts: leaves, twigs, roots, unripe fruits

Primary Poisons: sambunigrin

Questions possibly pertaining to Sambucus canadensis:

Are elderberries poisonous to humans?

Are Sambucus canadensis and Sambucus nigra similar?

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