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Actaea racemosa (Black baneberry) | NPIN

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Actaea racemosa

Black baneberry

Ranunculaceae (Buttercup Family)

USDA Symbol: acra7

USDA Native Status:


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Leaf Shape: Obovate , Ovate
Leaf Pubescence: Glabrous
Leaf Margin: Dentate , Incised , Serrate
Leaf Apex: Acuminate , Acute
Leaf Base: Cordate , Cuneate
Inflorescence: Panicle , Raceme
Fruit Type: Follicle

Bloom Information

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


USA: AL , AR , CT , DC , DE , GA , IA , IL , IN , KY , MA , MD , ME , MI , MO , MS , NC , NJ , NY , OH , PA , SC , TN , VA , WV
Canada: ON , QC

From the National Suppliers Directory

According to the inventory provided by Associate Suppliers, this plant is available at the following locations:

Toadshade Wildflower Farm - Frenchtown, NJ

From the National Organizations Directory

According to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is on display at the following locations:

Mt. Cuba Center - Hockessin, DE

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Additional resources

USDA: Find Actaea racemosa in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Actaea racemosa in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Actaea racemosa


Record Modified: 2013-06-25
Research By: SET

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