Checklist » Phytolaccaceae » Phytolacca americana var. americana
Last updated 3/16/2009 by David Giblin.
Phytolacca americana L. var. americana[FNA4, HC2]
pigeonberry, pokeberry, pokeweed

Publication: Sp. Pl. 1: 441.

Origin: Introduced from eastern North America

selected vouchers: WTU

Notes: Recently collected in King and Klickitat Cos. Taxonomy follows FNA.


» Caulkins, D. B. and R. Wyatt. 1990. Variation and taxonomy of Phytolacca americana and P. rigida in the southeastern United States. Bull. Torrey Bot. Club 117: 357-367.
» Hardin, J. W. 1964. A comparison of Phytolacca americana and P. rigida. Castanea 29: 155-164.
» Nienaber, M. A. and J. W. Thieret. 2003. Phytolaccaceae, pp. 3-11, In: Flora of North America Editorial Comittee, eds. 2003. Flora of North America North of Mexico, Volume 4, Magnoliophyta: Caryophyllidae, part 1. New York and Oxford.
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