|Other names:||pokeweed, inkberry, pigeonberry, pokeberry, phytolaque d'Amérique, American pokeweed, poke, Virginia poke|
|Flowers:||White, pink, green|
Large, egg-shaped leaves are smooth and shiny. New growth and stems are reddish. Fruits are purple and berry-like, arranged in clusters on long, arching stems. Large fleshy taproot. Can grow up to 10 ft tall. All parts are toxic. Dried plants often stand all winter.