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American Pokeweed

Phytolacca americana

Habitat:

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


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2 Comments

auntieanna
auntieanna 3 years ago

Thank you so much!

Dragunov2
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. :)

auntieanna
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auntieanna

Stoughton, Wisconsin, USA

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

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