Actaea podocarpa

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Actaea podocarpa
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A. podocarpa
Binomial name
Actaea podocarpa
Synonyms

Cimicifuga americana

Actaea podocarpa, the mountain bugbane[1] or mountain black-cohosh, is a species of flowering plant in the buttercup family. It is native to the eastern United States, where it is found in the Appalachian Mountains,[2] with a disjunct population in Illinois. It is found in rich, mesic forests often in boulder-strewn coves.[3]

Actaea podocarpa is a large perennial herb. It is one of the later flowering of the eastern Actaea, producing white flowers in summer through fall.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Actaea podocarpa". Natural Resources Conservation Service PLANTS Database. USDA. Retrieved 14 December 2015.
  2. ^ "Flora of the Southern and Mid-Atlantic States".
  3. ^ Flora of North America