Phytolaccaceae – Pokeweed Family

Plants in the temperate, subtropical, and tropical Pokeweed Family (Phytolaccaceae) are annual and perennial herbs, subshrubs, shrubs, trees, and vines with simple, alternate, entire leaves, flowers with a 4 to 5-lobed calyx, 0 petals, and a superior ovary, and fruit in the form of a capsule, achene, or a fleshy berry.

Listed below are some of the southeastern Arizona plants in this family.