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Garget

Garget

Other Names

American Nightshade
American Pokeweed
Cancer Jalap
Coakum
Pigeon Berry
Pocan
Pokeberry
Pokeroot
Pokeweed
Red Ink Plant
Redweed
Scoke
Virginia Poke

Garget Facts

Garget is another name for Pokeweed. The binomial for Pokeweed is Phytolacca americana. Pokeweed is called by many other common names.

Garget Farms

It may be possible to find any garget farms near your location. We have built a map that will show all of the berry farms in our directory!

Garget Stories

Pokeweed is a signature plant of the South
Charles Seabrook The pokeweed, whose berries provide food for a variety of wildlife in late summer and fall, is common throughout Georgia. The entire plant, however, is poisonous to humans, although in spring some people make a salad from its green ... MyAJC [ story ]

Eye on Extension: Fall weed control may work best in the SLV
Plants that have been damaged by insect feeding, drought, harvest equipment, frost, or autumn leaf senescence are not good candidates for fall applications. So, if that pokeweed you have been dealing with during the summer season is still standing and ... Valley Courier [ story ]

Is there a "crow explosion" in this Virginia Beach neighborhood?
These caterpillars are land caterpillars, too, and dine on plants like alfalfa, cucumbers, tomatoes and pokeweed. Harold Winer photographed a crayfish on the 10th green at Stumpy Lake Golf Course. He said he had never seen a crayfish on the course before. Virginian-Pilot [ story ]


Photo - Garry Kessler in Nature Notes - The Westborough News - Westborough, Massachussetts
 
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