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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

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 ]

Lost Lore: Edible Wild Plants
These three plants have been used for hundreds of years, cattails having even been on the planet since the dinosaurs roamed the Earth. Besides being used by early settlers and native peoples, pokeweed and sumac can be used as both food and herbal ... Nevada County Picayune [ story ]

Backyard plants can pose dangers to humans, animals
Seeds have the highest concentration of poison. Famously used as the method to execute the philosopher Socrates. Pokeweed. •Appearance: berries start green before turning a dark purple when ripe. Nonwoody perennial that grows between 3-10 feet tall. Press & Sun-Bulletin [ story ]

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