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Baneberry - 100 Plants

Baneberry - 100 Plants

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Baneberry is a fascinating plant known for its distinctive appearance and association with folklore, medicine, and wildlife. There are two primary species of baneberry: the Red Baneberry (Actaea rubra) and the White Baneberry (Actaea pachypoda), both of which belong to the Ranunculaceae family. Here, we will explore some key aspects of these intriguing plants.

This plant is a herbaceous perennial native to North America. Red Baneberry typically reaches 1 to 2 feet (30 to 60 cm), while White Baneberry is slightly taller, ranging from 1 to 3 feet (30 to 90 cm). The plants are characterized by compound leaves with serrated edges and small, delicate, white or pinkish blooms that blossom from spring to summer.

One of the most striking features of it is its bright, glossy berries, which develop in clusters after the flowers have faded. Red Baneberry produces unique crimson berries, while White Baneberry yields clusters of white berries with a distinctive black dot at the tip, giving it the nickname "Doll's Eyes."

Baneberry Is Important To Wildlife

These plants play a role in local ecosystems by providing food for certain wildlife species. Birds, such as cedar waxwings and thrushes, consume the berries and help disperse the seeds, aiding the plant's reproduction. It has a history steeped in folklore and superstition. Some indigenous cultures used parts of the plant for medicinal purposes, although with great caution due to its toxicity. In European mythology, it was associated with supernatural beings and considered a symbol of death.

In summary, it is a unique and visually striking plant with toxic properties that have shaped its reputation in various cultures and ecosystems. Its vibrant berries, while appealing to some, serve as a reminder of the dangers lurking in the natural world. It continues to interest botanists, ecologists, and those intrigued by the intersection of nature and human culture.

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Customer Reviews

Based on 5 reviews
Sally Ford
Black Cohosh

I never had a hard time taking care of this plant. It grows well in my yard without experiencing any signs of dryness and too much moisture.

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Orby Woods
Baneberry Plant

This has shown so much achievement in my garden pond. I so love as it change along with the season.

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Emily HobbS

This perennial was a very cheap and efficient way to grow a lot of plants in one area.

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Valerie Petterson
The Baneberry Plant has beautiful stems that come in a wide range of different heights. I loved t...

I will most definitely be buying more.

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Bryce Tepro

I love having this around my house. Helps with sickness

Hearing how much you love our plant has brightened up our day! Thank you for the great review you left us, Bryce, and for choosing to shop with us!