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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

Jane's Garden 10/4/2015: Pokeweed is an American original
In Florida's temperate to subtropical environment, a favorite bird food is the fruit of native pokeweed, Phytolacca americana. Pokeweed is a perennial, herbaceous, deciduous plant. Reaching 4 to 10 feet tall, the non-woody, burgundy-red stems become ... Citrus County Chronicle [ story ]

What is this weed that overran my garden?
QUESTION: My garden was overrun with this, I'm assuming a weed, this year. What the heck is it? - Lori. ANSWER: The weed is Pokeweed. It is a perennial that has a very deep taproot, can grow very tall, and is poisonous. Birds eat the berries, and do a ... Kansas City Star (blog) [ story ]

Introducing the joys of fall birding to new birders reaps rich rewards; Aerial ...
A Northern mockingbird stood sentinel at the gate, gobbling down juicy pokeweed berries. Overhead, multitudes of chimney swifts were strafing the clouds of newly hatched midges. Just inside the gate, the understory was busy with hermit thrush, ... [ story ]

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