Common Name: Elderberry Panax
Grimwade sheet number: 120
Original identification: Tieghemopanax sambucifolius
Distribution (from Flora of Victoria): Vic, MID GHL, GPL, PROM, SNOW, EG - also NSW.
Common in dry to wet sclerophyll forests and subalpine woodlands, between c.200 and 1500 m altitude, mostly in the east but with westerly outliers at Mt Cole, and between Creswick and Macedon. Often locally abundant in disturbed sites.
Flowering Time: January - February
Original St John collection.
Photo of plant on Mt Buffalo, November 2006.
Photo of plant on Mt Buffalo; photographer Roger Briggs.