Phytolacca americana flowers



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Phytolacca americana flowers



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Scientific classification
Kingdom:     Plantae
(unranked):     Angiosperms
(unranked):     Eudicots
(unranked):     Core eudicots
Order:     Caryophyllales
Family:     Phytolaccaceae
Genus:     Phytolacca
Species:     P. americana
Binomial name
Phytolacca americana

Common names:- Virginia poke, American nightshade, cancer jalap, coakum, garget,inkberry, pigeon berry, pocan,pokeroot,pokeweed, pokeberry, redweed, scoke, red ink plant.

Toxicity:-

All parts of this plant are highly toxic to livestock and humans, and it is considered a major pest by farmers.

Some parts can be used as food, medicine, or poison if properly prepared.

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Phytolacca americana flower buds



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Phytolacca americana flowers



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Scientific classification
Kingdom:     Plantae
(unranked):     Angiosperms
(unranked):     Eudicots
(unranked):     Core eudicots
Order:     Caryophyllales
Family:     Phytolaccaceae
Genus:     Phytolacca
Species:     P. americana
Binomial name
Phytolacca americana