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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