The daily life and whimsical opinions of a truckers wife.
Cool...what is it?
Susan, this is a bush that borders our property and belongs to my neighbor. I have looked it up and it is an ink berry bush. It has a huge official name. Parts of the bush are toxic and poisonous, while other parts were used by native Americans for food or medicinal purposes. I looked it up because you asked otherwise I would have no idea. I thought it was really pretty, so I snapped the picture. Thank you for stopping by to check out my Wordless Wednesday! ♥
What kind of tree is that! Looks like it belongs on an island. :)
Beachlover, according to my research this is an ink berry bush/Phytolacca americana/American poke weed. I thought it was pretty too. Thank you for stopping by to read and for your kind comments!! ♥
Menopausal Mama, even though I have read the native Americans used this for medicinal purposes and for food, the information I read says that some parts of this plant are toxic and poisonous. Since I have no clue what is toxic/poisonous or not, I would abstain from having them for a snack. Better to look and not touch than eat and be dead. Thank you for stopping by to read and for your kind comments! ♥
That doesn't look like the pokeweed at my house. Must be another version of it. I love ours although it's highly poisonous.
JoJo, maybe it is a different variety. I have no idea. LOL I am totally guessing about what this plant is. Just thought it was kind of pretty. Thank you for stopping by to read and for your comments! ♥
The pokeweed in our yard looks different too. The big boys and I just picked a bunch tonight as a matter of fact - not to eat I've also that that it's poisonous - but it's fun to mash the berries and make ink out of them. It's a pretty time of year with leaves and berries all changing color.
Joanne, this stuff borders the property where I live. They are pretty this time of year. Thank you for stopping by to read and for your kind comments! ♥
Love the colors. We never have much of a leaf color change in the south... or, err, is that just the color of the plant?http://joycelansky.blogspot.com/
Joyce, this plant is normally green through the spring and summer, so the colors are definitely a sign of fall. Thank you for stopping by and for your comments! ♥
That's GORGEOUS, Kathy! So glad you shared it. What stunning colors, and a beautiful photo.
Molly Jo, I love the bright, vivid colors too. Thank you for stopping in and for your comments! ♥
Beautiful! Now I am wordless ... :-)
Journey of Life, I am so thrilled you enjoyed my picture! Thank you for stopping by! ♥