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Pokeweed

Phytolacca americana

Perennial; course, unpleasant-scented green foliage. Coarse red or purple tinged stems. Flowers are erect to drooping clusters and lack petals. Berries are a glossy purple-black color at maturity. Large fleshy crown and taproot.

Plant Details

Habitat NotesRoadsides, gardens, orchards, vineyards, crop fields and disturbed areas.
Mature Height10’
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