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Baneberry (Red)

Actaea rubra
Baneberry (Red)


They are found in woodlands.


The leaves have many toothed leaflets. The flowers are loose, white spikes(racemes) on thin stalks. Flowers turn to bright red berries in the fall.

Taxonomic Features (Traits) for Identification

Flower Type: Flower parts too small to see

Flower Color: White

Leaf Arrangement: Alternate

Plant Type: Wildflower

Leaf Type: Leaves divided and toothed

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