Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 10079 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Phytolacca americana L.
Common name   American pokeweed
J. Spencer   1133  
   with D. Atwood
Coll. Date 24 September 1998 
Geography Mexico.  Chihuahua.  
Locality Summit of the Continental Divide, Sierra La Brena, on Sierra Madre Occidental, ca 9 mi W of Keith Bowman's ranch at Pacheco, along road to Gavilan River. 
Habitat Notes Pine-oak- Madrono-Manzanita community. 
Latitude Longitude 30° 5'  29" N, 108° 25'  35" W
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Not calculated


Synonyms recognized by ITIS (bold taxon is currently accepted):

     Phytolacca americana L.

Common Name(s): American pokeweed, common pokeweed, inkberry, phytolaque d'Amérique, pigeonberry, poke, pokeberry, pokeweed.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=19523, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Caryophyllidae
                            Order: Caryophyllales
                                Family: Phytolaccaceae
                                    Genus: Phytolacca
                                        Species: Phytolacca americana


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 10079s1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 10076s1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
10078 Carminatia tenuiflora      "plumeweed" same section
10096 Trifolium amabile      "Aztec clover" same section


Nearby locations from the USGS Geographic Name Information System (GNIS) database:

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name


Taxon Links for species Phytolacca americana  L.

CalPhotos, Berkeley Digital Library Project

CNPS Manual of California Vegetation Database

USDA Plants database
University of Washington Herbarium: Plants of Washington (images)

Texas A&M University: Image Library (images)

Lady Bird Johnson's Wildflower Center

Google Images

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