Caulophyllum thalictroides


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Related to Caulophyllum thalictroides: Actaea racemosa
A perennial herb, the roots and rhizomes of which contain alkaloids, anangyrine, baptifoline, cystine, saponins, and resin; it was once used to ease labor and delivery, and for colic, and arthritis; it is now regarded as unsafe in pregnancy, and should not be used in those with cardiovascular disease or hypertension
Toxicity Blue cohosh seeds—‘berries’—are poisonous
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- Results of experimental self- and cross-pollinations of Caulophyllum thalictroides var.
Caulophyllum thalictroides (L.) Michx.: Blue Cohosh; frequent; scattered through mesic woods; BSUH 12190.
douglassii, Caulophyllum thalictroides, Claytonia virginica, Dicentra cucullaria, Erigenia bulbosa, Erythronium americanum, Floerkea proserpinacoides, Geranium maculatum, Phlox divaricata, Polemonium reptans, Sanguinaria canadensis, Trillium flexipes, T.