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Pokeweed

Pokeweed

Other Names

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

Pokeweed Facts

The binomial name for Pokeweed is Phytolacca americana. Pokeweed is sometimes called American Pokeweed, and also an assortment of many other common names.

Pokeweed Farms

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

Pokeweed 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 ]

Best Bets for Pocono entertainment
Pokeweed, wild grapes and many kinds of berries abound. The abandoned tees are shaded by Norway spruce, tall oaks, big aspen and shagbark hickory. Lots of tulip tree seedlings have sprung up. Staghorn sumac, skunk cabbage, ferns and willows inhabit ... Pocono Record [ story ]


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