Actaea

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Related to Bane-berries: white baneberry, Actaea pachypoda

Actaea

a genus of the Ranunculaceae family.

Actaea spicata
contains a gastrointestinal and buccal irritant. Called also baneberry, herb Christopher, dolls' eyes, black cohosh.