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Actaea podocarpa A.P. de Candolle. Section: Podocarpae. Mountain Black-cohosh, Late Black-cohosh. Phen: Jul-Sep. Hab: Rich cove forests and slopes, at moderate to high elevations. Dist: Endemic to the Southern and Central Appalachians: s. PA to w. NC, ne. GA, and e. TN.

Origin/Endemic status: Native

Taxonomy Comments: Most closely related to Actaea laciniata (S. Watson) J. Compton of OR and WA.

Synonymy: = K1, K3, K4, Pa, Va, Compton, Culham, & Jury (1998); = Cimicifuga americana Michx. – C, F, FNA3, G, Il, RAB, S, Tn, W

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