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  • proper noun A taxonomic genus within the tribe Actaeeaebaneberry or bugbane, flowering plants native to temperate regions of the Northern Hemisphere.

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Examples

  • A dark bugbane (formally known as Actaea racemosa or Cimicifuga), which grows almost three feet tall, is one of my favorites for its odd-shaped leaves and color.

    Growing Insecurity

  • Hard to imagine a spring without them…One of my favorites that came with the yard is little Actaea….and tons of King Alfred…I have put Golden Bells on my want list!

    Daffodils 2010 « Fairegarden

  • For the grass layer, characteristic nemoral floristic elements include: Aegopodium podagraria, Pulmonaria dacica and Actaea erythrocarpa.

    West Siberian broadleaf and mixed forests

  • Actaea spicata, var. alba (white cohosh), Chesuncook woods 1853, and East Branch 1857.

    The Maine Woods

  • Actaea: Its cup is rimmed red and the flower looks great in the garden or a vase.

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  • Accessions with medicinal or nutraceutical value include Echinacea (purple coneflower), Hypericum, Prunella (self-heal) and Actaea racemosa (black cohosh).

    Newswise: Latest News

  • Accessions with medicinal or nutraceutical value include Echinacea (purple coneflower), Hypericum, Prunella (self-heal) and Actaea racemosa (black cohosh).

    D Mag - News

  • (Examples: Actaea, Felindre) •Division 10-Bulbocodium: Usually one flower to a stem, perianth segments insignificant compared with corona, filament and style are usually curved (Examples: Kenellis) •Division 11-Split Corona: Corona is split usually for more than half its length.

    CreationWiki - Recent changes [en]

  • Accessions with medicinal or nutraceutical value include Echinacea (purple coneflower), Hypericum, Prunella (self-heal) and Actaea racemosa (black cohosh).

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  • (Examples: Actaea, Felindre) •Division 10-Bulbocodium: Usually one flower to a stem, perianth segments insignificant compared with corona, filament and style are usually curved (Examples: Kenellis) •Division 11-Split Corona: Corona is split usually for more than half its length.

    CreationWiki - Recent changes [en]

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