Calflora
Taxon  Report   93    
Actaea rubra  (Aiton) Willd.
Red baneberry,  Western baneberry
Actaea rubra, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

Bloom Period
Family: RANUNCULACEAE  
Genus: Actaea

Wetlands:
Arid West: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands
Mountains, Valleys and Coast: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands

Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest, Mixed Evergreen Forest, Redwood Forest

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Actaea rubra ssp. arguta
More information about  Actaea rubra
Nursery availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Jepson eFlora

USDA PLANTS Profile (ACRU2)


Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation, with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria. [web application]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Mar 23, 2019).