Observations in the Species: Phytolacca americana

Common Name: American Nightshade or American Pokeweed or Cancer Jalap or Cancer Root or Chongras or Common Pokeberry or Crowberry or Garget or Inkberry or Inkbos or Jalap or Karmosynbos or Kermes Bush or Pigeon Berry or Pocan or Poke or Pokeberry or Pokeroot or Pokeweed or Red-Ink Plant or Redweed or Scoke or Scoke Berry or Shoke or Virginian Poke

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American Pokeweed (GRG)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
Cape NatureCrustacean AtlasGarden Route Botanical GardenProtea Atlas ProjectSeaKeysSouth African National Parks
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Location: Denneoord, George
Observed: 1st April 2016
Added: 14th May 2016
Identifications:4
Agreements:7
Comments:0
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Inkberry

Inkberry
By: Tony Rebelo
Botanical Society of South Africa A-teamCape Bird ClubEntomological Society of Southern AfricaFriends of Tokai ParkProtea Atlas ProjectSenior Scout AdventureSouth African National Biodiversity InstituteSouth African National Parks Honorary RangersToyota Enviro OutreachWestern Leopard Toad Volunteer
Plants expert
Location: Wild Coast Trail: summit road through Sicambeni
Observed: 14th March 2016
Added: 18th April 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
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ID Please

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By: lidds84
Groen SebenzaSouth African National Biodiversity Institute
Location: Kirstenbosch estate
Observed: 16th March 2016
Added: 8th April 2016
Identifications:2
Agreements:1
Comments:2
Description:

Growing in the Windows Stream.

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Phytolacca?

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By: Mavourneen
South African National Biodiversity Institute
Plants expert
Location: Pietermaritzburg Botanical Gardens
Observed: 3rd January 2007
Added: 27th May 2015
Identifications:2
Agreements:2
Comments:8
Description:

tall robust herb up to 2 m high

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WSU Phytolacca

Phytolacca americana Mthatha WSU campus (4)
By: Mavourneen
South African National Biodiversity Institute
Plants expert
Location: Mthatha
Observed: 6th April 2014
Added: 11th May 2015
Identifications:2
Agreements:0
Comments:0
Description:

Erect herb c. 1.5 m high

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American Inkberry

American Inkberry
By: Tony Rebelo
Botanical Society of South Africa A-teamCape Bird ClubEntomological Society of Southern AfricaFriends of Tokai ParkProtea Atlas ProjectSenior Scout AdventureSouth African National Biodiversity InstituteSouth African National Parks Honorary RangersToyota Enviro OutreachWestern Leopard Toad Volunteer
Plants expert
Location: Kirstenbosch trail below Skeleton Gorge
Observed: 3rd February 2015
Added: 15th March 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
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Strange Plant

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Location: Ebb & Flow rest camp Wilderness
Observed: 25th January 2015
Added: 8th February 2015
Identifications:2
Agreements:2
Comments:0
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American Inkberry

American Inkberry
By: Tony Rebelo
Botanical Society of South Africa A-teamCape Bird ClubEntomological Society of Southern AfricaFriends of Tokai ParkProtea Atlas ProjectSenior Scout AdventureSouth African National Biodiversity InstituteSouth African National Parks Honorary RangersToyota Enviro OutreachWestern Leopard Toad Volunteer
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Location: Stormsriver Bridge
Observed: 27th June 2014
Added: 18th July 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
Comments:0
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American Inkberry

American Inkberry
By: Tony Rebelo
Botanical Society of South Africa A-teamCape Bird ClubEntomological Society of Southern AfricaFriends of Tokai ParkProtea Atlas ProjectSenior Scout AdventureSouth African National Biodiversity InstituteSouth African National Parks Honorary RangersToyota Enviro OutreachWestern Leopard Toad Volunteer
Plants expert
Location: Kirstenbosch track to Skeleton Gorge from Restaurant
Observed: 9th February 2014
Added: 18th March 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
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Phytolacca octandra

Phytolacca octandra
By: Nicky vB
Botanical Society of South AfricaCustodians of Rare and Endangered WildflowersMountain Club of SA (South Cape)OutrampsSea Fish AtlasSeaKeysSeaweed AtlasSucculent Society of South Africa
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Location: Pied Kingfisher Trail
Observed: 30th March 2012
Added: 13th February 2013
Identifications:2
Agreements:2
Comments:2
Description:

A native of the Americas

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Alien vine

Alien Tsitsikamma Sun 6 May 2012 (71)
By: Caroline Voget
Botanical Society of South AfricaFriends of Meadowridge CommonSea Fish AtlasSeaKeys
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Location: Tsitsikamma Rest Camp Loerie Trail
Observed: 6th May 2012
Added: 23rd May 2012
Identifications:1
Agreements:5
Comments:0
Description:

Growing in the forest above the Tsitsikamma rest camp.

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American Pokeweed

American Pokeweed
By: Tony Rebelo
Botanical Society of South Africa A-teamCape Bird ClubEntomological Society of Southern AfricaFriends of Tokai ParkProtea Atlas ProjectSenior Scout AdventureSouth African National Biodiversity InstituteSouth African National Parks Honorary RangersToyota Enviro OutreachWestern Leopard Toad Volunteer
Plants expert
Location: Grootvadersbos Melkhoutpad atDuivenhoks River bridge
Observed: 19th April 2012
Added: 22nd April 2012
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
Description:

In Duivenhoks River in deep shade

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Common Pokeberry

Phytolacca americana
By: Gigi
Botanical Society of South AfricaCape Bird ClubCustodians of Rare and Endangered WildflowersMountain Club of SA (Cape Town)South African National Biodiversity Institute
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Location: Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden
Observed: 17th February 2012
Added: 20th February 2012
Identifications:1
Agreements:5
Comments:4
Description:

Spotted this striking plant next to a stream in an area that had been farmed before Kirstenbosch became a botanical garden and is now in the process of regenerating to what should ultimately be forest

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Common Pokeberry

Common Pokeberry fruit
By: Tony Rebelo
Botanical Society of South Africa A-teamCape Bird ClubEntomological Society of Southern AfricaFriends of Tokai ParkProtea Atlas ProjectSenior Scout AdventureSouth African National Biodiversity InstituteSouth African National Parks Honorary RangersToyota Enviro OutreachWestern Leopard Toad Volunteer
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Location: Blue Duiker Trail, at stream, Stormsriver
Observed: 28th April 2011
Added: 28th May 2011
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
Comments:0
Description:

Alongside stream

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