• Wind Cave National Park - Two Worlds

    Wind Cave

    National Park South Dakota

Shrubs - Stinking Elderberry

Stinking Elderberry, Red-berried Elder - Sambucus racemosa, S. pubens
Stinking Elderberry, Red-berried Elder - Sambucus racemosa, S. pubens
NPS Photo by Richard Thomas
 
The bright red fruit of the Stinking Elderberry are consurmed by birds and other small animals.

Did You Know?

Porcupine in tree

Porcupine babies are called porcupettes. When they are born they have 15,000 quills. Porcupettes are born in the spring and, lucky for mom, the quills are soft. They can climb trees within an hour of birth. More...