Cimicifuga Racemosa

Cimicifuga Racemosa also is known as Actaea racemosa or black bugbane or black snakeroot or fairy candle or black cohosh is a perennial that has large leaves produced from an underground rhizome. It has medicinal purposes and is being studied for medications treating menopause. It is poisonous and can cause headaches, large doses can cause impaired vision and vertigo and nausea. The flowers have a sweet fragrance. Cimicifuga Racemosa blooms with white flowers in late spring and summer on tall stems ranging from 30″ to 90″. The flowers have no petals and only have white stamens. Cimicifuga Racemosa should be planted in heavy moist soil. It is from North America and belongs to the Ranunculaceae family of plants.

black bugbane or black snakeroot or fairy candle or black cohosh

Cimicifuga Racemosa, Actaea racemosa

Cimicifuga Racemosa

Cimicifuga Racemosa

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I am a flower enthusiast and a gardener at heart. Ever since childhood I loved reading about plants and started gardening at an early age. First by helping my father in the garden and later managing a large garden myself in my teen years. I planted and cared for a large number of plants, flowers, and trees both outdoors and in a greenhouse. To this day I enjoy visiting gardens and parks and learning about new and old specimens and varieties of plants.
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