Plants of USA and Canada

Phytolacca icosandra L.



PLANT PROFILE  : (*)

Name: Phytolacca icosandra L.
Nomencl. ref.: Syst. Nat., ed. 10. 2: 1040. 1759 [7 Jun 1759]

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Common names

US name U.S. name: tropical pokeweed
en English name: tropical pokeweed
Spanish name: scorpion-tail

Grown habit: Forb/herb
Duration: Perennial
 

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(*) Source: USDA, NRCS. 2009. The PLANTS Database (http://plants.usda.gov, 28 August 2009). National Plant Data Center, Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA
 

 




Distribution in USA and Canada

USA (AZ, CA, MD), USA+ (PR)

Distributional map for Phytolacca icosandra L.
Map for Phytolacca icosandra L.
USDA, NRCS. 2009. The PLANTS Database (http://plants.usda.gov, 28 August 2009). National Plant Data Center, Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA


TAXONOMY

Kingdom: Plantae
Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
Superdivision: Spermatophyta
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Magnoliopsida
Subclass: Caryophyllidae
Order: Caryophyllales
Family: Phytolaccaceae


Genus: Phytolacca


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