Weeds

Pokeweed

Pokeweed
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Pokeweed is a perennial species of plant that can grow from 3-10 feet tall in height. The leaves of the plant have alternate placement on the stem, and are oval to oblong in shape ranging from 4-10 inches long and 2-5 inches wide. The stem of the plant is often purple to reddish in color, being extremely thick and strong at the base. The plant produces dark purple berries which are a favorite food among songbirds, but are poisonous to humans.