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Coralberry Actaea

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This plant has high severity poison characteristics.
See below
Description

Actaea spp. are perennial herbs from a thick rhizome. Their leaves are spreading, pinnately divided with toothed leaflets. Their flowers are small and white in a terminal, erect raceme; and their fruit are white, red, or purplish-black (berries with black tips and often on thick, red stalks).

 

Poison Part: All parts, mainly berries and roots

Found in: Forest or natural area, rich woods; landscape, flower garden as herbaceous perennial

Cultivars / Varieties:
Tags:
#white#poisonous#perennial#white flowers#red berries#white berries#poisonous berries#pruple fruit
 
Cultivars / Varieties:
Tags:
#white#poisonous#perennial#white flowers#red berries#white berries#poisonous berries#pruple fruit
  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Actaea
    Family:
    Ranunculaceae
    Life Cycle:
    Perennial
    Country Or Region Of Origin:
    USA, Europe
    Distribution:
    Mountains, Piedmont; gardens
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Herbaceous Perennial
    Poisonous
  • Fruit:
    Fruit Color:
    Black
    Purple/Lavender
    Red/Burgundy
    White
    Fruit Type:
    Berry
    Fruit Description:
    Fruit is white, red, or purplish black; berries with black tips, often on thick, red stalks.
  • Flowers:
    Flower Color:
    White
    Flower Inflorescence:
    Raceme
    Flower Description:
    Flowers are small and white in a terminal, erect raceme.
  • Leaves:
    Leaf Color:
    Green
    Leaf Type:
    Compound (Pinnately , Bipinnately, Palmately)
    Hairs Present:
    No
    Leaf Description:
    Leaves are spreading, pinnately divided with toothed leaflets.
  • Stem:
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No
  • Landscape:
    Landscape Location:
    Woodland
    Problems:
    Poisonous to Humans
  • Poisonous to Humans:
    Poison Severity:
    High
    Poison Symptoms:
    Poisonous if ingested. TOXIC ONLY IF LARGE QUANTITIES EATEN. CAUSES SEVERE PAIN IN THE MOUTH IF EATEN! Burning of mouth and throat; salivation; severe stomach cramps, headache, diarrhea; dizziness and hallucinations.
    Poison Toxic Principle:
    Unknown, glycoside or essential oil, protoanemonin
    Causes Contact Dermatitis:
    No
    Poison Part:
    Bark
    Flowers
    Fruits
    Leaves
    Roots
    Seeds
    Stems