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Actaea elata


Tall bugbane


Ranunculaceae (Buttercup Family)



Actaea elata (Tall bugbane)


Listed as an endangered species. Found in scattered sites in the Chilliwack valley in B.C.

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Flower:
Fruit:
Size Class: 3-6 ft.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White
Bloom Time: Jun , Jul , Aug

Distribution

USA: OR , WA
Canada: BC
Native Habitat: Woodland

Growing Conditions

Light Requirement: Part Shade , Shade
Soil Moisture: Moist

Benefit

Conspicuous Flowers: yes
Poisonous: yes

Last Update: 2007-01-01