Definition of Actaea rubra

1. Noun. North American perennial herb with alternately compound leaves and racemes of small white flowers followed by bright red oval poisonous berries.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Actaea Rubra

Acrocomia
Acrocomia aculeata
Acrocomia vinifera
Acropolis
Acropolitan
Acropora
Acrostichum
Acrostichum aureum
Acroá
Act.
Act of God
Act of Parliament
Act of Parliament clock
Actaea
Actaea alba
Actaea rubra
Acteon
Actias
Actias luna
Actifed
Actiniaria
Actinidia
Actinidia arguta
Actinidia chinensis
Actinidia deliciosa
Actinidia polygama
Actinidiaceae
Actiniopteris
Actinobacillus equuli
Actinobacillus lignieresii

Literary usage of Actaea rubra

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1. An Illustrated Flora of the Northern United States: Canada and the British by Nathaniel Lord Britton, Addison Brown (1897)
"actaea rubra (Ait.) Willd. Red Baneberry. (Fig. 1554.) Actaea spicata var. rubra Ait. Hort, Kew. ... Herb-Christopher, and Rattlesnake Herb. actaea rubra ..."

2. Drugs and medicines of North America: A Publication Devoted to the by John Uri Lloyd, Curtis Gates Lloyd (1885)
"That the plants are distinct species from the European plant was first proposed by Willdenow, who, in 1813, catalogued the red-berried as actaea rubra. ..."

3. Flora of Pennsylvania by Thomas Conrad Porter, John Kunkel Small (1903)
"actaea rubra (Ait.) Willd. RED BANEBERRY. (Man. p. 414; IF f. ¡55f.} In woods, NS to the Rocky Ml. region, NJ aud Pa. ..."

4. Memoirs of the New York Botanical Garden by New York Botanical Garden (1900)
"It is a rare plant within the region. MONTANA : (Western), 1882, T-*cccd\. actaea rubra (Ait.) Willd. Enum. 561 [111. ..."

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