Pokeweed is a showy plant this time of year, with thick red stalks and colorful branches and fruit. The fruit is poisonous to livestock, though the plant has served medicinal uses. More info, check Kansas Wildflowers and Grasses.




  1. Kim

    I've got these all over the place where I live. Sure do provide some nice color in the fields this time of year!

  2. Roger

    The leaves can be used for poke salad.

  3. Dave

    And you can dice'em for poke chops.

  4. Tom

    Dave, You have a nack for going for the detail. The dead twig, and the poke fruit is common, but you show us beauty. Thanks