Common Name: Black Cohosh
Botanical Name: Actaea racemosa
Plant Type: Perennial
Plant Size: 4-7 feet
Typical Bloom Time: June to July
Long, sometimes curved, white flowers appear as tight clumps formed by dozens of small stamens along the slender, branced stems of this perennial. The plants dark green leaves, growing around the base are long with sharply toothed leaflets.
Photo by Herman H. Giethoorn