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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

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Red Ink Plant Stories

Pokeweed shows potential for myriad uses
And beyond not having retained key passages from the song that actually refer to the plant, there is the inappropriateness of using the word “salad” in connection with pokeweed in late summer. Beyond its first appearance in the spring, there is no part ... Columbia Daily Tribune [ story ]

End of summer means wild plants begin to expose their seeds
Lots of wild plants are now covered with seeds, and one of the most recognized is Phytolacca americana, or pokeweed. In some places it can grow 10 feet tall and by September its purplish red stems have bunches of purplish black fruit hanging down from ... The Express-Times - [ story ]

Nature Talks: the invasive plant species strike again
The impact of ingesting pokeweed sounds pretty horrid — possible symptoms, according to the NIH site, are convulsions, diarrhea, stomach pain, nausea, muscle spasms and even seizures. (The number for the National Poison Control Center is (800) ... [ story ]

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