Actaea pachypoda (White Baneberry)

Actaea pachypoda

Quick Facts:

    Common Names: white baneberry, doll's eyes
    Lifespan: Perennial
    Zones: 3 - 8
    Type: Forb

Actaea pachypoda, or white baneberry, grows in the eastern United States, where it can be found in woodland settings, either on the forest edges, or in the woods, often even in deep shade. The plant gets large white berries in the fall.

Similar Species: Red Baneberry (Actaea rubra) looks very similar to White Baneberry. The two can be most easily distinguished when in fruit, as White Baneberry has white berries, while Red Baneberry has bright red berries.

In our yard, this grows in the Woodland Area.

Our growing score: 2

Other pictures of this plant:

               Seedpod                                           Leaf                                            Stem                                        Seed                                          Habit


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