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American pokeweed
Phytolacca americana
Phytolacca americana
American pokeweed Pokeweed Family
Phytolacca americana Phytolaccaceae
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English common name
  •American pokeweed
Spanish common names
  •carminero de Canarias
  •hierba carmín
accepted scientific name
  •Phytolacca americana L.
rules for finding collection records
  Phytolacca americana (148)
family name
  • Phytolaccaceae
Image Author: ©2006 Anthony Valois and the National Park Service
Image License: public domain
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Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: Five petals, Spike cluster of flowers
Petal colors: color color color
Flower size is about 0.25 inches
Leaf: Alternate, Simple
Plant Observed 2nd week of October thru 1st week of August

How Likely at this Location (20%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (36%)
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