[The Buttercup Family West of the Cascade Mountains of Oregon and Washington]
Baneberry, Red Baneberry, Western Red Baneberry
Synonyms: Actaea arguta, Actaea eburnea, Actaea neglecta, Actaea rubra ssp. arguta, Actaea rubra var. dissecta, Actaea spicata, Actaea spicata var. arguta, Actaea spicata var. rubra, Actaea viridiflora
Baneberry as seen beginning to bloom along the Saddle Mountain Trail near the trailhead, Oregon State Parks.......May 2, 2016.
Baneberry lives in moist, dark woods and along streambanks, primarily
west of the Cascades, but eastward in moist, mountainous areas.
Baneberry as seen from Bigelow Basin, Siskiyou National Forest...........July 14, 2012.
Baneberry with its bright red fruits as seen from the Royal Botanical Gardens in
Edinburgh, Scotland....July 18, 1989.