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Pokeweed will return yearly from its massive fleshy root mass unless, for safety's sake, you dig it out before it gets any larger.
Purification, characterization, and molecular cloning, of the gene of a seed-specific antimicrobial protein from pokeweed.
Cells from patients and controls, as well as cells with known mitogenic stimulation, were cultured with or without an optimal concentration of either phytohemagglutin (PHA; 25 [micro]g/mL; Grand Island Biological Company, Grand Island, NY) or pokeweed mitogen (PWM; 5 [micro]g/mL; Sigma Chemical Company).
5m (5ft) pokeweed, Phytolacca americana, with spikes of glistening black fruits, though they are poisonous, to little lily-of-the-valley, which sometimes produces red berries - remarkably large when compared with the tiny flowers - and often outlasting the leaves.
Fruit ripening times and removal rates were monitored for flowering dogwood (Cornus florida), southern magnolia (Magnolia grandiflora), pokeweed (Phytolacca americana), and blackgum (Nyssa sylvatica) from September through November, 2000 in Middle Georgia.
Bird-loving landowners should plant shrubs such as northern arrowwood, bayberry, and pokeweed, which produce berries that birds like, he recommends.
Pokeweed (Phytolacca acinosa) with its masses of red and black fruits, is everywhere and so are hellebores.
biloba) in Baltimore, New York, and Philadelphia; African-Americans in Baltimore and Philadelphia foraged young pokeweed shoots (Phytolacca americana); and American Indians in Seattle harvested evergreen huckleberries (Vaccinium ovatum) and nettle leaves (Urtica dioica).
americana; American pokeweed or pokeberry; Entrance Road, gravel lot and adjacent fields, open woodlands; Common and widespread; C = 0; BSUH 17958.
She has written Dandelion, Pokeweed, and Goosefoot, a book on the plants brought to this country by the early settlers, as well as the plants found here and used for food, medicine, and household uses.
black chokeberry, and American pokeweed [Phytolacca americana]) during autumn migration on Block Island in 2004.
Woodland deer often take advantage of red maple, honeysuckle, sumac, greenbrier, wild grapes, golden rods, fungi and pokeweed.