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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

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 ]

Edible plants you can find in the wild (or your backyard)
Pokeweed Naturalists look forward to spring because pokeweed is one of the first wild edibles that can be harvested. It comes with a warning, though. Mature plants, the roots and the seeds are highly toxic. Pokeweed should be picked while the plants ... Mother Nature Network [ story ]

A Rain Garden That Even the Neighbors Seem to Like
A rangy pokeweed (Phytolacca Americana) loaded with purple berries. Credit Rob Cardillo for The New York Times. But here she was, living in a neighborhood of manicured lawns. It slowly dawned on her, though, that transforming this corner lot was a ... New York Times [ story ]

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