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Red Ink Plant

Red Ink Plant

Other Names

American Nightshade
American Pokeweed
Cancer Jalap
Pigeon Berry
Virginia Poke

Red Ink Plant Facts

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

Red Ink Plant Farms

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

Red Ink Plant Stories

Everywhere you look a brilliant burst of autumn color
The leaves continue to fall and everywhere you look there is a brilliant burst of autumn color. My Beautyberry bush looks spectacular with its bright purple berries, Pawpaw leaves are golden yellow, and even the Common Pokeweed adds its splash of color ... Georgetown News Democrat [ story ]

Garden Detective: Coaxing gardenias to bloom
DEAR KATHERINE: That's Phytolacca americana, commonly called pokeweed. The herbaceous red-stemmed perennial, which is toxic if ingested, typically grows 3 to 10 feet tall. Take care when removing it, as its sap can cause skin irritation. It's best to ... Newsday [ story ]

100 trees planted in Dunns Woods
Pokeweed is the invasive species that Williams said is giving her the most trouble currently. “They're just awful to deal with,” she said. She said the purple berries on pokeweed stain clothing. Past efforts to combat invasive species in the woods have ... Indiana Daily Student [ story ]

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