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Red Ink Plant

Red Ink Plant

Other Names

American Nightshade
American Pokeweed
Cancer Jalap
Coakum
Garget
Pigeon Berry
Pocan
Pokeberry
Pokeroot
Pokeweed
Redweed
Scoke
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

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 ]

Pokeweed and giant ragweed: Common look-alikes to giant hogweed
Pokeweed can grow 9-12 feet tall under good conditions. Stems are smooth and soft green when the plant is young. As the plant grows and stems age, they are uniformly reddish or soft purple and are relatively smooth. There may be a single stem or ... Michigan State University Extension [ 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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