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American pokeweed

Phytolacca americana

Description:

The inflorescence of American pokeweed. White petals, green ovary.

Notes:

The berries of this plant have had a variety of uses, including as plant dyes. A newer one that the berries are being used? In research for solar cells: http://www.newsobserver.com/2011/12/19/1...

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Latimeria
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Latimeria

Ohio, USA

Spotted on Jul 30, 2010
Submitted on Feb 5, 2011

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