Promoting the Use of Native Plant Species in the Home Landscape

Red Baneberry

Plant Leaf

Full Plant

Plant Berry/Flower

Latin Name: Actaea rubrum

Flower Description:

White flower, usually one on a plant.

FamilyButtercup
Season BloomSpring
HabitatRed Baneberry offers season-long interest in the shade garden. The white flower rises above the leaves on a slender stem. Plants usually have only one flower stem that ripens into shiny red berries. Will grow in all soil types, but prefers a bit of moisture.
CyclePerennial
Height1-2'
Leaf DescriptionCompound leaves in 3-5 leaflets per stem and sharply toothed. Difficult to distinguish between White and Red Baneberry leaves.
Soil Type All Types
Light Source Partial Shade
LocationWoodland