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Phytolacca sp., Pokeweed

Phytolacca sp.

Pokeweed
Family: Phytolaccaceae
Large shrub 5-10 ftFull sunSemi-shadeRegular waterModerate waterWhite/off-white flowersEthnomedical plant.
Plants marked as ethnomedical and/or described as medicinal, are not offered as medicine but rather as ornamentals or plant collectibles.
Ethnomedical statements / products have not been evaluated by the FDA and are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. We urge all customers to consult a physician before using any supplements, herbals or medicines advertised here or elsewhere.Attracts butterflies, hummingbirdsPoisonous or toxic

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


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