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BANEBERRY Actaea spicata (Ranunculaceae) Height to 70cm. Robust and hairless perennial of woodland (typically Ash) on limestone, and limestone pavements. FLOWERS are white and feathery with 4-6 petals; borne in spikes (May-Jun). FRUITS are berries (green at first but ripening black). LEAVES are pinnately divided into toothed lobes. STATUS-Local, restricted to N England.