Delaware Wildflowers • Months

Yellow Yam
Dioscorea villosa
Dioscoreaceae — Yam family
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.

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Photos copyright David G. Smith

Information from the Delaware Flora Checklist used with author's permission.

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