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American pokeweed

Phytolacca americana

Description:

Shrub(?) at Great Smoky Mountains National Park at Twin Creeks Science Center.

Habitat:

Deciduous forest at edge of clearing.

2 Species ID Suggestions

American pokeweed
Phytolacca americana
American Pokeweed
Phytolacca americana Phytolacca americana


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3 Comments

Simon Kingston
Simon Kingston 9 years ago

Ha! Thanks for the ID, Dan and mauna. Looks like you both answered at almost exactly the same time. I'll update.

mpsatanbeetle
mpsatanbeetle 9 years ago

that will stain your clothes really bad!

mauna Kunzah
mauna Kunzah 9 years ago

Hmm, I think this is pokeweed or poke berry.

Simon Kingston
Spotted by
Simon Kingston

Tennessee, USA

Spotted on Sep 1, 2010
Submitted on Apr 11, 2013

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