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Baneberry (White)

Actacea pachypoda
Baneberry (White)


They are found in woods and thickets.


They have tiny, white flowers tightly bunched in a spike on a thick stalk. The large leaves spread into many oval, pointed leaflets with toothed edges. The flowers form white berry bunches, each with a purple eye. They bloom May through June. Also called , doll's eyes.

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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