Promoting the Use of Native Plant Species in the Home Landscape

White Baneberry, Doll’s Eyes

Plant Leaf

Full Plant

Plant Berry/Flower

Latin Name: Actaea pachypoda

Flower Description:

White flowers, forming a round or cylindrical cluster.

FamilyButtercup
Season BloomSpring
HabitatA tough plant of the woodland garden in moist soils. Lovely, fragrant spring blossoms ripening to white berries with a black dot. The berries are its most noticeable feature. Berries are toxic so care should be taken around children. 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.
Soil Type All Types
Light Source Partial Shade
LocationWoodland