Leaves compound Adoxaceae
Leaves without stipule-like leaflets at the base; the lowest pair distant from the branch. Leaflets mostly 3–5
Flowers mostly 3-merous. Berry yellow. Leaflets narrow-elliptic to oblanceolate, 3–10 cm long, entire serrate or again divided. Corolla yellowish. Shrub or small tree up to 4 m high. Widespread. In or near RF. Native Elder Sambucus australasica
Flowers mostly 5-merous. Berry black. Leaflets ovate to elliptic, mostly up to 8 cm long, toothed, coriacous. Corolla white. Deciduous shrub up to 5 m high. Blue Mts Occasionally naturalized in moist places. Introd. from Europe. Fl. spring–summer. Elder Sambucus nigra