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Blue Cohosh This plant has yellow-green flowers, blue berry-like fruits, and bluish-purple foliage.  It has been used medicinally for ages, especially to induce labor. Although, the safety of this plant is seriously questioned and it is not generally regarded as a safe supplement. <br />
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Blue cohosh has effects similar to the hormone estrogen. It also narrows the vessels that carry blood to the heart, which can decrease oxygen in the heart. Actée à Grappes Bleu,Blue Ginseng,Caulophylle,Caulophylle Faux-Pigamon,Caulophyllum,Caulophyllum thalictroides,Geotagged,Papoose-root,Spring,Squaw-root,United States,blue cohosh Click/tap to enlarge PromotedSpecies introCountry intro

Blue Cohosh

This plant has yellow-green flowers, blue berry-like fruits, and bluish-purple foliage. It has been used medicinally for ages, especially to induce labor. Although, the safety of this plant is seriously questioned and it is not generally regarded as a safe supplement.

Blue cohosh has effects similar to the hormone estrogen. It also narrows the vessels that carry blood to the heart, which can decrease oxygen in the heart.

    comments (4)

  1. Stunning color, stunning capture! Posted 2 years ago
    1. Thanks Ferdy! I'd love to catch it in bloom! Posted 2 years ago
  2. Fascinating potential effects on the body. Really very special appearance and beautifully presented here. Posted 2 years ago
    1. Thanks Ruth :) Posted 2 years ago

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''Caulophyllum thalictroides'', the blue cohosh, a species of ''Caulophyllum'' , also called squaw root or papoose root, is a flowering plant in the Berberidaceae family. It is a medium-tall perennial with blue berry-like fruits and bluish-green foliage.

Similar species: Ranunculales
Species identified by Christine Young
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By Christine Young

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Uploaded May 2, 2018. Captured May 1, 2018 12:29 in 3280 Franklin Ave, Millbrook, NY 12545, USA.
  • Canon EOS 80D
  • f/7.1
  • 1/256s
  • ISO400
  • 100mm