Black cohosh, also known as baneberry
, black snakeroot, bugbane, rattleweed and rattleroot, grows in eastern North America, from southern Maine to Georgia (Ramsey, 1997).
Volatile or essential oils as poisonous principle: Baneberry
, Buttercups, Crowfoot, Ground Ivy, Lobelia, Snakeberry, Spurge White Cohish
myrtillus), the bearberry (Arctostaphylos uva-ursi), the baneberry
(Actaea), the May lily (Maianthemum), the wild rose (Rosa), and mountain ashes or white beams (Sorbus).
or Doll's Eye are its common names.
(Actaea rubra), woodland phlox (Phlox adsurgens), starflower (Trientalis latifolia), and western trillium.
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Deadly nightshade (black berries), climbing nightshade (red or black berries), poison ivy and poison sumac (white berries) and plants like baneberry
, doll's eyes, leopardsbane and a host of unfamiliar plants are best admired at a distance.