• Authority

    Gleason, Henry A. & Cronquist, Arthur J. 1991. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada. lxxv + 910 pp.

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  • Description

    Genus Description - Fls perfect or unisexual (the pls then dioecious), racemose, with 5 sep, 5–30 stamens, and a ring of 5–15 separate or ± connate carpels; herbs or woody pls. 35, mostly warm regions.

  • Common Names

    pokeweed, pokeberry