Berrywerks - we just love berries - we hope you do too!
berrywerks - berries - red ink plant
berries - berry books - berry farms - berry maps - berry news

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

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 ]

Fanatical Botanical: Nip poisonous pokeweed in the bud
The invasion is so widespread that you may see it anywhere you go, if you are tuned into it. This intruder is just as poisonous as it is prolific, causing symptoms that could easily kill an adult human. The invader's name is simple and well known ... Roanoke Times (blog) [ 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
©2016 - all rights reserved - about berrywerks - contact berrywerks - terms of use - privacy policy - photo credits - photo wishlist - home