American Pokeweed Phytolacca americana Linnaeus    Synonyms: Phytolacca decandra.
Kingdom Plantae   >   Division Tracheophyta   >   Class Magnoliopsida   >   Order Caryophyllales   >   Family Phytolaccaceae   >   Genus Phytolacca   

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"Florida to Texas, north to New England, southern Quebec, New York and southern Ontario" (Reed, 1964).

There are 1,065 records in the project database.

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An American Pokeweed in berry found growing in Prince George's Co., Maryland (9/20/2008). Photo by Jim Brighton. (MBP list)

American Pokeweed blooming in Allegany Co., Maryland (10/27/2013). Photo by Kimberly Booth. (MBP list)

American Pokeweed growing in Montgomery Co., Maryland (7/7/2015). Photo by Elizabeth Miller. (MBP list)

American Pokeweed in Caroline Co., Maryland (7/26/2016). Photo by Mac Plant. (MBP list)

American Pokeweed in Caroline Co., Maryland (7/15/2020). (c) Wayne Longbottom, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Wayne Longbottom. (MBP list)

American Pokeweed growing in Queen Anne's Co., Maryland (5/7/2016). Photo by Dan Small. (MBP list)

American Pokeweed growing in Montgomery Co., Maryland (7/21/2016). Photo by Robert Ferraro. (MBP list)

American Pokeweed in Charles Co., Maryland (9/25/2016). Photo by Wayne Longbottom. (MBP list)

American Pokeweed in Talbot Co., Maryland (8/16/2014). Photo by Jared Satchell. (MBP list)

American Pokeweed in Cecil Co., Maryland (6/25/2014). Photo by Jim Stasz. (MBP list)

American Pokeweed blooming in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (6/19/2016). Photo by Robert Ferraro. (MBP list)

Close-up of blooming American Pokeweed in Worcester Co., Maryland (9/10/2013). Photo by W.D. Auer. (MBP list)

American Pokeweed growing in Washington Co., Maryland (9/25/2016). Photo by Mark Etheridge. (MBP list)

A close-up of American Pokeweed berries in Worcester Co., Maryland (9/10/2013). Photo by W.D. Auer. (MBP list)

American Pokeweed in Howard Co., Maryland (12/9/2013). Photo by Bonnie Ott. (MBP list)

Common Pokeweed in winter in Calvert Co., Maryland (2/10/2013). Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)

American Pokeweed (past) in Worcester Co., Maryland (11/14/2015). Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)

American Pokeweed in Harford Co., Maryland (12/6/2015). Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)

New growth of American Pokeweed in Queen Anne's Co., Maryland (5/12/2020). (c) dansmall, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Dan Small. (MBP list)

American Pokeweed in Montgomery Co., Maryland (2/14/2021). (c) Stephen John Davies, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Stephen John Davies via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

American Pokeweed in Montgomery Co., Maryland (2/14/2021). (c) Stephen John Davies, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Stephen John Davies via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

American Pokeweed in Montgomery Co., Maryland (2/14/2021). (c) Stephen John Davies, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Stephen John Davies via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

American Pokeweed growing in Frederick Co., Maryland (5/12/2017). Photo by Mark Etheridge. (MBP list)

American Pokeweed in Montgomery Co., Maryland (8/26/2021). (c) belby, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Bonnie Bell. (MBP list)

American Pokeweed in Garrett Co., Maryland (9/18/2021). (c) johnbotany, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by John Hall. (MBP list)

American Pokeweed in Montgomery Co., Maryland (9/20/2020). (c) lasya-rajan, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by lasya-rajan via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

American Pokeweed in Montgomery Co., Maryland (6/16/2019). (c) spyingnaturalist, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by spyingnaturalist via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

American Pokeweed in Allegany Co., Maryland (7/4/2016). Photo by Kimberly Booth. (MBP list)

American Pokeweed growing in Frederick Co., Maryland (5/28/2017). Photo by Mark Etheridge. (MBP list)

American Pokeweed in Baltimore City, Maryland (8/25/2021). (c) meyan asofli, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by meyan_asofli via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

American Pokeweed in Queen Anne's Co., Maryland (10/25/2017). (c) Janet Gingold, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Janet Gingold via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

American Pokeweed in Maryland (9/2/2010). (c) Tanya Riseman, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Tanya Riseman via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

American Pokeweed in Maryland (9/2/2010). (c) Tanya Riseman, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Tanya Riseman via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

American Pokeweed in bloom in Howard Co., Maryland (9/13/2017). Collected and processed by Helen Lowe Metzman. Photo by USGS PWRC. (MBP list)

American Pokeweed in Montgomery Co., Maryland (10/30/2021). (c) belby, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Bonnie Bell. (MBP list)

American Pokeweed in Harford Co., Maryland (9/27/2020). (c) tomfeild, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Tom Feild. (MBP list)

American Pokeweed in Montgomery Co., Maryland (9/27/2020). (c) madronawayman, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by madronawayman via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

American Pokeweed in Cecil Co., Maryland (9/30/2016). Photo by John Hall. (MBP list)


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