False Solomon's Seal

  • berries are bittersweet, clustered 50+
  • berry has 1-2 seeds
  • stem lacks branches
  • plant grows to waist level
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Look-alikes in British Columbia

The poisonous red baneberry (Actaea rubra) is superficially similar in appearance. It differs in that the stem is branched, the leaves are three-part, and the berries are clustered in racemes that may not be terminal.

See also the toxic false lily-of-the-valley.

Related topics: Edible Mushrooms of BC - Edible Plants of BC
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