Phytolacca americana 25 PCS fresh seeds, American pokeweed, Pokeberry seeds, Pokebush sedds, Pokeweed, Poke sallet, Dragonberries, Inkberry
Laconosa americana (Latin Phytolacca americana), or Phytolacca americana, or Phytolacca decandra (Latin Phytolacca decandra), fatty grass, Jewish ivy, kermes berries, lentil berries.
Herbaceous perennial up to 3 m tall with a multi-headed short thick rhizome and a fleshy taproot.
The leaves are large, green, simple, opposite, pointed ovate, wedge-shaped-narrowed to the base, whole-cut, 5-40 cm long and 2-10 cm wide, with short angular petioles.
The flowers are bisexual, small (about 0.5 cm in diameter) white, collected in elongated racemes (10-15, up to 30 cm long) at the ends of the shoots. The perianth is simple, with rounded-ovate, blunt, whitish at first, and then reddening lobes. Ten stamens. The ovary is upper. Blooms from June to September.
The fruit is a purple-black berry. Mature fruits are rounded. The seeds are reniform-lenticular, about 3 mm long, shiny, black. It bears fruit since August.
It is undemanding to the composition and acidity of soils. A place for planting is suitable sunny or in partial shade.