Cohosh: Herb-Christopher.

Actaea rubra.

Crowfoot Family. Apr. - June.

Found in rich woods, an erect, bushy plant 1 - 2 feet high. Nova Scotia to Georgia and far west. Common northward.

Flowers

White, small, in short, thick, terminal cluster. Berries red, poisonous.

Leaves

Compound, irregularly toothed and lobed.

Red Baneberry.

Red Baneberry.

White Baneberry

Actaea alba.

Closely resembles the preceding except that the poisonous berries are white with a black eye. Common. Nova Scotia to Georgia and far west.