Pokeweed in the Garden

Feeding the Birds

When pokeweed sprouts in my garden, I’m taken back to my childhood neighborhood where the native plant was allowed to grow alongside lawns filled with dandelions. Phytolacca americana is native to most of the US and is an important food source for various animals. Pokeweed’s small white flowers are visited by bees and hummingbirds, while…



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V. Bray

Fiction writer, essayist, and poet. Author of many genres, but always connected to nature somehow. Learn more at www.authorvbray.com