Plant-Lore

Collecting the folklore and uses of plants

False acacia

1.  [Alsace, France]  False acacia, elderberry [Sambucus nigra] – flowers are used to make fritters.  Also syrup and schnapps in the case of elderberry [e-mail, August 2017].

Image: cultivated, Balham, London Borough of Wandsworth, May 2018.