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Poke Sallet

Radnor Reflections, September 14, 2011

Poke, Pokeweed, Poke Sallet, or Indian Greens, Phytolacca americana, is pretty enough to plant in a garden on purpose. You can use the young shoots with their leafy tops in your “sallet”, but you better know when young becomes old, because the berries, seeds, roots and mature stems and leaves are very poisonous.

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