Leaves compound Adoxaceae
Lowest pair of leaflets of each leaf close to the stem, short and resembling leafy stipules. Leaflets 5–11, coarsely and acutely toothed, ovate or ovate-lanceolate, 5–12 cm long. Corolla white. Berry white. Large shrub with herbaceous branches arising from a perennial rootstock. Widespread. WSF and damp places in other open forests. Fl. spring–summer. White Elderberry Sambucus gaudichaudiana
Leaves without stipule-like leaflets at the base; the lowest pair distant from the branch. Leaflets mostly 3–5