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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

Cranberries Are the Only Thanksgiving Food That Actually Came From the United ...
There's also elder, hawthorne, pokeweed, and the cabbage palmetto, which has a edible part similar to a heart of palm. But when I asked Small if he thought there were any native North American plants that deserved more attention as food than they had ... Atlas Obscura [ story ]

Garden Detective: Mystery plant is poisonous pokeweed
Pokeweed plants are highly toxic to humans, pets and livestock. According to the National Institutes of Health, all parts of the plant and seeds are poisonous for humans. Avoid pokeweed contact with the skin as the toxins in the plant can be absorbed ... Sacramento Bee [ story ]

Polk Salad, Annie: Poking around for the edible plant pokeweed
Dozens upon dozens of edible plants grow wild in our region, but only one was ever featured in a hit song. 'Polk Salad Annie,' a ditty by a Southern boy named Tony Joe White about the joys of foraged pokeweed shoots, made it to No. 8 on the Billboard ... Baltimore City Paper [ story ]

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