Baneberry

Also known as Doll’s-eyes

Actaea pachypoda

Baneberry


The outstanding characteristic of both White Baneberry and Red Baneberry is a stalk of berries at the top. The roots and berries contain a poisonous clycoside that causes rapid heart beat, nausea, vomiting, stomach cramps, headache, dizziness and delirium. Fatalities have been reported.