Observations in the Species: Phytolacca americana

English 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

Synonyms also shown: Phytolacca decandra

American Inkberry

American Inkberry
By: tony rebelo
iSpot TeamBotanical 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: Stormsriver Bridge
Observed on: 27th June 2014
Added to iSpot: 18th July 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 4
Comments: 0

American Inkberry

American Inkberry
By: tony rebelo
iSpot TeamBotanical 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 on: 9th February 2014
Added to iSpot: 18th March 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 1
Comments: 0

Phytolacca octandra

Phytolacca octandra
By: Nicky
Botanical Society of South AfricaCustodians of Rare and Endangered WildflowersMountain Club of SA (South Cape)OutrampsSucculent Society of South Africa
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Location: Pied Kingfisher Trail
Observed on: 30th March 2012
Added to iSpot: 13th February 2013
Identifications: 2
Agreements: 2
Comments: 2
Description: A native of the Americas

Alien vine

Alien Tsitsikamma Sun 6 May 2012 (71)
By: Caroline Voget
Botanical Society of South AfricaFriends of Meadowridge Common
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Location: Tsitsikamma Rest Camp Loerie Trail
Observed on: 6th May 2012
Added to iSpot: 22nd May 2012
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 5
Comments: 0
Description: Growing in the forest above the Tsitsikamma rest camp.

American Pokeweed

American Pokeweed
By: tony rebelo
iSpot TeamBotanical 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 on: 19th April 2012
Added to iSpot: 22nd April 2012
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 3
Comments: 0
Description: In Duivenhoks River in deep shade

Common Pokeberry

Phytolacca americana
By: Gigi
Botanical Society of South AfricaCape Bird ClubMountain Club of SA (Cape Town)South African National Biodiversity Institute
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Location: Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden
Observed on: 17th February 2012
Added to iSpot: 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

Common Pokeberry

Common Pokeberry fruit
By: tony rebelo
iSpot TeamBotanical 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: Blue Duiker Trail, at stream, Stormsriver
Observed on: 28th April 2011
Added to iSpot: 28th May 2011
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 4
Comments: 0
Description: Alongside stream

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