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Garden Detective: Mystery plant is poisonous pokeweed
Pokeweed plants are highly toxic to humans, pets and livestock. According to the National Institutes of Health, all parts of the plant and seeds are poisonous for humans.
Polk Salad, Annie: Poking around for the edible plant pokeweed
Dozens upon dozens of edible plants grow wild in our region, but only one was ever featured in a hit song. 'Polk Salad Annie,' a ditty by a Southern boy named Tony Joe White about the joys of foraged pokeweed shoots, made it to No. 8 on the Billboard ...
Fanatical Botanical: Nip poisonous pokeweed in the bud
The invasion is so widespread that you may see it anywhere you go, if you are tuned into it. This intruder is just as poisonous as it is prolific, causing symptoms that could easily kill an adult human.
Pokeweed and giant ragweed: Common look-alikes to giant hogweed
Pokeweed can grow 9-12 feet tall under good conditions. Stems are smooth and soft green when the plant is young. As the plant grows and stems age, they are uniformly reddish or soft purple and are relatively smooth.
Searching for spotted wing drosophila
She mentioned Cornell University research that described numerous noncrop hosts for adult SWD, including barberry, buckthorn, choke cherry, honeysuckle, laurel, mulberry, pokeweed and many others. With that in mind, she and other Michigan extension ...

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