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Baneberry (Actaea Rubra)


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 rootstock and sap.


Stomach irritant


Small clusters of berries in late summer. Some plants have red berries while others have slightly larger white berries.


Showy clusters of white flowers May-June

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