Phytolacca americana var. americana

Treatment appears in FNA Volume 4. Treatment on page 8. Mentioned on page 7.

Racemes divergent or usually drooping, (10–) 12–30 cm (excluding peduncles). Pedicels longer than 6 mm in fruit, longer than berries.


Phenology: Flowering year-round south-ward, spring–fall northward.
Habitat: Disturbed areas, pastures, clearings, thickets, woodland borders, roadsides
Elevation: 0-1400 m

Distribution

N.B., Ont., Que., Ala., Ariz., Ark., Calif., Conn., Del., D.C., Fla., Ga., Ill., Ind., Iowa, Kans., Ky., La., Maine, Md., Mass., Mich., Minn., Miss., Mo., Nebr., N.H., N.J., N.Mex., N.Y., N.C., Ohio, Okla., Oreg., Pa., R.I., S.C., Tenn., Tex., Vt., Va., W.Va., Wis., in Europe

Discussion

Selected References

None.

Lower Taxa

None.
lenticular +
Mark A. Nienaber +  and John W. Thieret +
Linnaeus +
rounded;cordate +
purple-black +
0.6 cm6 mm <br />0.006 m <br /> (1.1 cm11 mm <br />0.011 m <br />) +
0 cm0 mm <br />0 m <br /> (35 cm350 mm <br />0.35 m <br />) +
lanceolate;ovate +
0cm;18cm +
N.B. +, Ont. +, Que. +, Ala. +, Ariz. +, Ark. +, Calif. +, Conn. +, Del. +, D.C. +, Fla. +, Ga. +, Ill. +, Ind. +, Iowa +, Kans. +, Ky. +, La. +, Maine +, Md. +, Mass. +, Mich. +, Minn. +, Miss. +, Mo. +, Nebr. +, N.H. +, N.J. +, N.Mex. +, N.Y. +, N.C. +, Ohio +, Okla. +, Oreg. +, Pa. +, R.I. +, S.C. +, Tenn. +, Tex. +, Vt. +, Va. +, W.Va. +, Wis. +  and in Europe +
0-1400 m +
hypogynous +
1-12[-18]-carpellate +
Disturbed areas, pastures, clearings, thickets, woodland borders, roadsides +
terminal +  and axillary +
undulate +
6-12-loculed +
6 cm60 mm <br />0.06 m <br /> (?) +
0 cm0 mm <br />0 m <br /> (15 cm150 mm <br />0.15 m <br />) +
1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br /> (6 cm60 mm <br />0.06 m <br />) +
Flowering year-round south-ward, spring–fall northward. +
6 cm60 mm <br />0.06 m <br /> (30 cm300 mm <br />0.3 m <br />) +
10 cm100 mm <br />0.1 m <br /> (12 cm120 mm <br />0.12 m <br />) +
12 cm120 mm <br />0.12 m <br /> (30 cm300 mm <br />0.3 m <br />) +
6 +  and 12 +
lenticular +
greenish white;pinkish or purplish +
persistent +
ovate;suborbiculate +
subequal +
0.25 cm2.5 mm <br />0.0025 m <br /> (0.33 cm3.3 mm <br />0.0033 m <br />) +
Illustrated +  and Endemic +
persisting +
distinct +
Phytolacca americana var. americana +
Phytolacca americana +
variety +