; Credits to adobe stock for textures/overlays, fin, water, Raw exchange fabric,
model: John McNairn @ deviantart (with permission), tails, seashell and staff from seykloren,
deviantroze, and frozenstocks at DA as well.
|pokeweed blossoms turning to green berries|
|pokeweed berries turning to dark purple|
It has simple leaves on green to red or purplish stems and a large white taproot. The flowers are green to white, followed by purple to almost black berries which are a food source for songbirds such as gray catbird, northern mockingbird, northern cardinal, and brown thrasher, as well as other birds and some small animals (i.e., to species that are unaffected by its mammalian toxins)... horses, sheep and cattle have been poisoned by eating fresh leaves or green fodder, and pigs have been poisoned by eating the roots...its significant toxicity and its risks to human and animal health are consistently reported, with the whole of the plant toxic and increasing in toxicity through the year, with children at particular risk of its very poisonous purple-red ripe fruit... (wiki)