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Pokeweed (Phytolacca)

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Family: Phytolaccaceae (Pokeweed)
Height: 5 to 10 ft.
Blooms: July to September
Leaf Type: smooth
Bloom Size:  0.25 in. (typical)
Flower Description: Elongate clusters, Regular blooms, 5 parts
Location: Kane Woods
Date:  7/30/2017
Notes: Purple berries.
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Meyer, Joseph E. (1918). The Herbalist and Herb Doctor. Hammond, Ind.: Indiana Herb Gardens. 400 pp.

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