Definition of Actaea alba
1. Noun. North American herb with white poisonous berries.
Generic synonyms: Baneberry, Cohosh, Herb Christopher
Lexicographical Neighbors of Actaea Alba
Literary usage of Actaea alba
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Botanical Gazette by University of Chicago, JSTOR (Organization) (1916)
"Taxonomically considered, the species are as follows: 1. Actaea alba (L.) Mill. Actaea spicata var. alba L. Sp. PL 504. 1753. Actaea alba Mill. Card. ..."
2. An Illustrated Flora of the Northern United States, Canada and the British by Nathaniel Lord. Britton, Hon. Addison. Brown (1913)
"Actaea alba Mill. Gard. Diet. Ed. 8. no. 2. 1768. Closely resembles the preceding species in habit and aspect. Leaflets generally more cut and the teeth and ..."
3. Drugs and medicines of North America: A Publication Devoted to the by John Uri Lloyd, Curtis Gates Lloyd (1885)
"The white-berried plant was not described as distinct until 1817, when Bigelow included it under that name (Actaea alba) in the second edition of his Flora ..."
4. Flora of Pennsylvania by Thomas Conrad Porter, John Kunkel Small (1903)
"Actaea alba (L.) Mill. WHITE BANEBERRY. (Man. p. 415; IF f. /555.) In woods, NS and Anticosti, to BC, Ga. and Mo.— /'ennsylvania : PIKE; MONROE; NORTHAMPTON ..."