Pokeweed (Phytolacca americana)
JFSANDERS at DELPHI.COM
jfsander at news.delphi.com
Mon Aug 29 19:35:40 EST 1994
bwilliam at oyster.smcm.edu (Bill Williams) writes:
>Egad! They are welcome to use my backyard as a field site if it turns
>out to be true -- for a small fee, of course... :-)
Somehow I suspect there are many back yards out there! But enjoy your
poke and the many handsome birds that are drawn to its berries at this
time of year -- especially the ones passing through on their way south.
It's a great plant that saved many a farming family in winters past.
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