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IPM1023, New January 2005

Missouri Weed Seeds

Phytolaccaceae (Pokeweed family)

Broadleaf plant family

This relatively small plant family has only one genus occurring in Missouri, common pokeweed.

Pokeweed, common Pokeweed, common
Phytolacca americana
 

For an idea of relative seed size, each photo contains a millimeter ruler. The distance between increments is 1 mm.

IPM1023 Missouri Weed Seeds | University of Missouri Extension

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