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White Baneberry
Actaea pachypoda

Other Names: Doll's Eye

Family
  • Ranunculaceae - Buttercup Family
Flower
  • Flowers are arranged in tight, oblong group at the top of the plant
  • each small, white flower, 6 mm (1/4 inch) is made up of 4 to 10 small, narrow petals
Leaf
  • Long toothed leaves/leaflets (some are subdivided)
Location
  • woods and thickets in Eastern North America
Flowering Time
  • May- June
Other
  • N/A
Name Origin
  • The fruit, pictured on this page, resembled the eyes of china dolls giving the plant one of its common names "Doll's Eyes"
White Baneberry fruit

White Baneberry Flowers and Leaves