White Baneberry (Actaea pachypoda)

White baneberry (Actaea pachypoda)White Baneberry is one of the tallest natives for shade,found in many woodland gardens grows up to four feet tall. White flowers bloom in spring, followed by glossy white berries on red stalks in autumn.

The berries are highly poisonous, and the entire plant is considered poisonous to humans.

Ingestion of the berries can lead to cardiac arrest and death.

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