- World Boreal Forests -
Adoxaceae - Moschatel family
The Adoxaceae family, commonly known as the Moschatel family, graces the boreal forest with notable shrubs, including Viburnum and Sambucus. Viburnum, with its diverse species, contributes to the ecosystem with clusters of fragrant flowers and vibrant berries. Sambucus, also a member of the family, presents elegant clusters of small, creamy-white flowers and is recognized for its culinary and medicinal uses. Together, these shrubs enrich the boreal forest landscape, adding both aesthetic appeal and ecological significance.