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Red Baneberry - Actaea rubra


Global Rank: G5
State Rank: S4

Agency Status
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BLM:
MNPS Threat Rank:
C-value: 7

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General Description
Doll's-eyes Fibrous-rooted perennial. Stems 30–80 cm. Leaves alternate, 2 to 3 times divided into 3; the ultimate leaflets ovate, 2–12 cm long, with lobed or toothed margins. Flowers ascending-pedunculate in a short raceme that elongates to 10 cm with age; sepals 3 to 5, white, petal-like, deciduous; petals white, clawed, 2–4 mm long; stamens many, exceeding the sepals; pistil 1. Fruit a several-seeded, red or white berry 4–7 mm long (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Species Range
Present
 


Range Comments
AK to NL south to CA, NM, SD, OH and NJ (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Summary of Observations Submitted for Montana
Number of Observations: 107

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Habitat
Moist forest and thickets, often along streams or with spruce; plains, valleys to lower subalpine (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

References
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