Guardian Nature School Team Contact Blog Project Noah Facebook Project Noah Twitter

A global community of nature enthusiasts
photographing and learning about wildlife

Join Project Noah!
nature school apple icon

Project Noah Nature School visit nature school

American Pokeweed

Phytolacca americana


Living under hickory and walnut trees, among dense overgrown bushes and wildflowers (native and invasive). Land is between a farm and a small residential area.

1 Species ID Suggestions

Doren B
Doren B 3 years ago
American Pokeweed
Phytolacca americana Phytolacca americana - Wikipedia

Sign in to suggest organism ID


auntieanna 3 years ago

Thank you so much!

Dragunov2 3 years ago

That's POKE WEED! When less than 8 inches tall, it's edible, and delicious, BUT you need to leach it first. Otherwise TOXIC!

I grew up eating it. :)

Spotted by

Stoughton, Wisconsin, USA

Spotted on Sep 22, 2017
Submitted on Sep 27, 2017

Noah Guardians
Noah Sponsors

Join the Project Noah Team Join Project Noah Team