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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

All about pokeweed, and how to make poke salad
Well, pokeweed is a plant the grows starting in the spring all over the place and it grows in all sorts of soils and even in open places. You can find it growing in fields, along roadsides and in the woods. If you have a piece of property that has been ... Houston Herald [ story ]

Reynolds: Forbidden fruits common in gardens
Similar in the sense that it's a frequent denizen of roadsides is pokeweed (Phytolacca americana), a native herbaceous species that grows 6 to 8 feet tall. Although it's not a commonly cultivated plant, volunteers are often kept around by gardeners ... News Chief [ story ]

It's the start of 'wildcrafting' season
Extension horticulturist David Trinklein reminds “wildcrafters,” those who gather plants from the wild, that pokeweed is not among the plants that are recommended as edible. Once relished as “poke salid” in the past, pokeweed's toxic compounds make it ... Ozark County Times [ story ]

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