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Common name

English: Poke, Pokeberry, Pokeweed

German: Amerikanische Kermesbeere

Mandarin: 垂序商陆 (chui xu shang lu)

Portuguese: Erva-tintureira

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2597)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2496)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2110)

      Order: Caryophyllales (117)

        Family: Phytolaccaceae (4)(family description)

          Genus: Phytolacca (4)

            Epithet: americana L. (5)

Synonym: Phytolacca decandra L.

americana => from America

decandra => ten-stamened

Characteristics

Climate: temperate

Habitat: mesophytic

Habit: herb

Flower colour: green, white

External links

Check for Phytolacca americana at

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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