Baneberry(Actaea rubra)

Native

  • Baneberry
  • Baneberry
  • Baneberry
  • Baneberry
  • Baneberry

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These plants grow at higher elevations (8000 feet) in cool, wet places. Grows 3 or 4 feet tall, has a thick stem and thick underground root, large featherlike leaves with a hairy underside. Poisonous parts: all parts, especially root stock and sap.
ToxicityStomach irritant
Berries/FruitsSmall clusters of berries in late summer. Some plants have red berries while others have slightly larger white berries.
FlowersShowy clusters of white flowers May-June