Calflora
Taxon  Report   10754    
Aconogonon phytolaccifolium  (Meisn. ex Small) Small ex Rydb.
Pokeweed knotweed
Aconogonon phytolaccifolium
© 2008 Sangeet Khalsa
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Aconogonon phytolaccifolium
© 2009 Keir Morse
Aconogonon phytolaccifolium
© 2014 Jean Pawek
Aconogonon phytolaccifolium, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

Interactive Distribution Map


Observation Hotline
(observation details)



point, line, or polygon

Plant Characteristics
and Associations



Bloom Period
Aconogonon phytolaccifolium
© 2015 John Doyen
Family: POLYGONACEAE  
Genus: Aconogonon
Communities: Red Fir Forest, Subalpine Forest

Wetlands: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF

PLANTS accepted name:
Polygonum phytolaccifolium

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Aconogonon phytolaccifolium var. glabrum
ICPN: Polygonum phytolaccifolium
ICPN: Aconogonon phytolaccifolium var. phytolaccifolium
More information about  Aconogonon phytolaccifolium
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

website references from Google


Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation, with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria. [web application]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Dec 18, 2018).