Distribution: Uncommon west of the Cascades crest in Washington; uncommon from southern British Columbia to northern Oregon; eastern North America where S. nigra var. canadensis is native. and var. nigra is more frequently escaped.
Habitat: Disturbed areas where rarely escaping from nearby cultivation.
Conservation Status: Not of concern
PNW Herbaria: Specimen records of Sambucus nigra ssp. nigra in the Consortium of Pacific Northwest Herbaria database.
WA Flora Checklist: Sambucus nigra ssp. nigra checklist entry.
OregonFlora: Sambucus nigra ssp. nigra information.
E-Flora BC: Sambucus nigra ssp. nigra atlas page.
CalPhotos: Sambucus nigra ssp. nigra photos.
USDA Plants: Sambucus nigra ssp. nigra information.