Actaea cimicifuga L.

Bugbane, Chinese Cimifuga, Foetid Bugbane


Family: Ranunculaceae

Genus: Actaea

Category: Perennial

Zones: 3 to 8

Size: To 5' tall and 2' wide

Exposure: Part Shade, Shade

Description: 

Leaves deeply serrated. Flowers on racemes, white to cream. Stems dark. Prefers a moist soil. Inhibits the growth of nearby plants.

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History: 

Published in Sp. Pl. 1: 504 in 1753.

Native to Russia, Mongolia, China, Bhutan, India, Nepal, Myanmar and Pakistan.

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