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Red Ink Plant

Red Ink Plant

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

Paul Rogers: Please don't eat the pokeweed!
Pokeweed (Phytolacca americana) is a native perennial, herbaceous (dies to the ground in the fall), multistemmed plant growing to 4 feet tall, with white flowers in the spring. It bears a heavy crop of green to reddish-purple to black fleshy berries in ... Worcester Telegram [ story ]

Gardener's almanac (Aug. 23, 2014)
Pokeweed berries – If you're wondering what the weed with the large leaves and clusters of purple-black berries are, it's pokeweed. All parts of the plants are poisonous, and any pokeweed plant that might attract a child should be cut down and ... Kansas.com [ story ]

This mystery plant may poke you
Be careful around pokeweed. All plant parts, especially the root, contain saponins and oxalates and can be fatally toxic to humans and livestock when eaten raw or with improper preparation. They can cause severe digestive tract irritation. Birds ... Sacramento Bee [ story ]


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