TROPICAL PLANT ENCYCLOPEDIA


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Phytolacca americana , American Pokeweed

Phytolacca americana

American Pokeweed
Family: Phytolaccaceae
Origin: Eastern North America
Large shrub 5-10 ftFull sunSemi-shadeRegular waterModerate waterWhite/off-white flowersAttracts butterflies, hummingbirdsPoisonous or toxicSubtropical, cold hardy at least to 30s F for a short time

White flowers are followed by purple to almost black berries, which are a good food source for songbirds.


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