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Pigeon Berry

Pigeon Berry

Other Names

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

Pigeon Berry Facts

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

Pigeon Berry Farms

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

Pigeon Berry Stories

The Vegetarian's Puffer Fish
Songs have been written extolling pokeweed's virtues. In fact, no less than Elvis Presley and Tom Jones covered Tony Joe White's “Polk Salad Annie” — a song about more than just eating poke salad. I only hope Annie was harvesting and cooking her ... New York Times [ story ]

Agronomist, pokeweed researcher joins Frederick extension office
While at the university, Nichols researched pokeweed — a problematic perennial weed — in corn and soybeans, and participated in herbicide trials that looked at the effectiveness of various brands of herbicides and application times during the weed's ... Frederick News Post [ story ]

York biologists investigate pokeweed's ability to fend off viruses
The American pokeweed plant was used as the plant of interest, as it contains certain proteins that enable it to fend off viruses, according to the research team. The researchers used their knowledge of its antiviral properties to study its genetic ... Excalibur Online [ story ]


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