Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium

Phytolaccaceae: Pokeweed

Alternate, simple, entire, pinnately veined leaves without stipules. Multi-branched. Flowers on long spike-like raceme opposite the leaves producing flat dark purple berry on a red stem.
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Flower Formula:  Sepals 4-5; Petals 0 Glossary

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Phytolacca
pokeberry, pokeweed
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