United States Department of Agriculture
Agricultural Research Service

National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference Legacy Release
Try FoodData Central Full Report (All Nutrients):  11350, Pokeberry shoots, (poke), raw
Food Group: Vegetables and Vegetable Products
Scientific Name:  Phytolacca americana
Carbohydrate Factor: 3.57   Fat Factor:8.37   Protein Factor: 2.44   Nitrogen to Protein Conversion Factor: 6.25  
heading Nutrient Unit
Value per 100 g
# of Data Points Std. Error
cup 160 g
Proximates Water g 91.60 -- -- 146.56
Proximates Energy kcal 23 -- -- 37
Proximates Energy kJ 96 -- -- 154
Proximates Protein g 2.60 -- -- 4.16
Proximates Total lipid (fat) g 0.40 -- -- 0.64
Proximates Ash g 1.70 -- -- 2.72
Proximates Carbohydrate, by difference g 3.70 -- -- 5.92
Proximates Fiber, total dietary g 1.7 -- -- 2.7
Minerals Calcium, Ca mg 53 -- -- 85
Minerals Iron, Fe mg 1.70 -- -- 2.72
Minerals Magnesium, Mg mg 18 -- -- 29
Minerals Phosphorus, P mg 44 -- -- 70
Minerals Potassium, K mg 242 -- -- 387
Minerals Sodium, Na mg 23 -- -- 37
Minerals Zinc, Zn mg 0.24 -- -- 0.38
Minerals Copper, Cu mg 0.157 -- -- 0.251
Minerals Manganese, Mn mg 0.418 -- -- 0.669
Minerals Selenium, Se µg 0.9 -- -- 1.4
Vitamins Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid mg 136.0 -- -- 217.6
Vitamins Thiamin mg 0.080 -- -- 0.128
Vitamins Riboflavin mg 0.330 -- -- 0.528
Vitamins Niacin mg 1.200 -- -- 1.920
Vitamins Pantothenic acid mg 0.049 -- -- 0.078
Vitamins Vitamin B-6 mg 0.146 -- -- 0.234
Vitamins Folate, total µg 16 -- -- 26
Vitamins Folic acid µg 0 -- -- 0
Vitamins Folate, food µg 16 -- -- 26
Vitamins Folate, DFE µg 16 -- -- 26
Vitamins Vitamin B-12 µg 0.00 -- -- 0.00
Vitamins Vitamin A, RAE µg 435 -- -- 696
Vitamins Retinol µg 0 -- -- 0
Vitamins Vitamin A, IU IU 8700 -- -- 13920
Vitamins Vitamin D (D2 + D3) µg 0.0 -- -- 0.0
Vitamins Vitamin D IU 0 -- -- 0
Lipids Fatty acids, total trans g 0.000 -- -- 0.000
Lipids Cholesterol mg 0 -- -- 0
Langual Code(s)

  • A0152 VEGETABLE OR VEGETABLE PRODUCT (US CFR)
  • A1281 1100 VEGETABLES AND VEGETABLE PRODUCTS (USDA SR)
  • B1400 POKEWEED
  • C0186 SPEAR OR SHOOT
  • E0150 WHOLE, NATURAL SHAPE
  • F0003 NOT HEAT-TREATED
  • G0003 COOKING METHOD NOT APPLICABLE
  • H0003 NO TREATMENT APPLIED
  • J0001 PRESERVATION METHOD NOT KNOWN
  • K0003 NO PACKING MEDIUM USED
  • M0001 CONTAINER OR WRAPPING NOT KNOWN
  • N0001 FOOD CONTACT SURFACE NOT KNOWN
  • P0024 HUMAN FOOD, NO AGE SPECIFICATION