Other NamesAmerican Nightshade
Red Ink Plant
The binomial name for Pokeweed is Phytolacca americana. Pokeweed is sometimes called American Pokeweed, and also an assortment of many other common names.
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Author Interview: Brian Tucker's 'Pokeweed' Is Illustrated YA Lit
Chattanooga author Brian Tucker joins us to discuss Pokeweed, his new illustrated novel for young adults. Fast-paced and compelling, the coming-of-age story is both grim and rewarding. ABOUT THE NOVEL. It's 1888, in Hazard, Kentucky… What will one ... WUTC [ story ]
Ink Foraging in Central Park
On a recent drizzly Tuesday morning, a small group of ink enthusiasts—already rain-slicked, under umbrellas and ponchos—stood on Gapstow Bridge, in Central Park, admiring a brilliant-pink pokeweed bush. The Park was the first stop on a five-hour ... The New Yorker [ story ]