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White Baneberry (Doll's Eyes)
Actaea pachypoda

The common name comes from the berries. In flower, white baneberry looks very similar to red baneberry (Actaea rubra). The distinguishing feature is the stalk of each flower -- it is fairly thick in white baneberry, and very slender in red baneberry.

• Family: Buttercup (Ranunculaceae)
• Habitat: rich woods
• Height: 1-2 feet
• Flower size: 1/4 inch across
• Flower color: white
• Flowering time: May to June
• Origin: native

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Last updated November 13, 2005. © 2005 Connecticut Botanical Society. All rights reserved.