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Yellow Yam
Dioscorea villosa
Dioscoreaceae — Yam family
Native
Yellow Yam
Yellow Yam
Two staminate inflorescences

Yellow Yam
Several staminate flowers
Smith Mill Road
June 2012


This is not an edible yam. For information on those, see this comparison of potatoes, sweet potatoes, and yams.

More information on this plant, from other sources.


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