Phytolacca acinosa Roxb.
Family: Phytolaccaceae
edible pokeweed,  more...
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Christopher Noll  
Etymology: Phytolacca: from Greek phyto, "plant," and Latin lacca, "crimson lake," because of the color in the berries
Plants: erect, perennial forb
Flowers: white to pinkish, 5-parted; inflorescence a spike-like cluster (raceme) of stalked flowers
Fruits: blue-black berry with ridged skin when ripe
Conservation Status: Introduced - persisting and spreading
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Kenneth J. Sytsma  
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Dennis W. Woodland  
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Christopher Noll  
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Hugh H. Iltis  
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