Pokeberry vs Pokeweed - What's the difference?

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Pokeberry is a synonym of pokeweed.


As nouns the difference between pokeberry and pokeweed

is that pokeberry is pokeweed (the plant or its fruit) while pokeweed is a poisonous north american plant, phytolacca americana , with reddish stems, broad leaves, clusters of white flowers, and dark purple berries.

pokeberry

English

Alternative forms

* poke berry

Noun

(pokeberries)
  • Pokeweed .
  • * 2014 , Lewis Carroll, Byron W. Sewell, Victoria J. Sewell, Alice's Adventures in an Appalachian Wonderland , Evertype, ISBN 978-1-78-201-010-4, page 5
  • considerin in her mind ... iffen the pleasure o gatherin some pokeberries an drawin dark purple picthures on a flat rock wi em would be worth the trouble...

    Synonyms

    * see the list at (pokeweed)

    References

    pokeweed

    English

    Noun

    (wikipedia pokeweed) (en noun)
  • A poisonous North American plant, Phytolacca americana , with reddish stems, broad leaves, clusters of white flowers, and dark purple berries.
  • Synonyms

    * poke, pokeberry, pokeroot, American pokeweed, Virginian poke, pocan * inkberry * skokeberry, scoke; coakum

    References