Delaware Wildflowers • Scientific names

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

Dioscorea villosa
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.

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