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Purple Yam

Dioscorea alata


Purple yam. An invasive vine. The yam portion is a tuber underground. These potato looking things are the fruit.




I checked this species out on USDA Plants Database and there is no record of it in South Carolina. I guess I've proved its here if it is actually Dioscorea alata

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ceejayalyssa 10 years ago

Dioscorea alata

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Clemson, South Carolina, USA

Spotted on Sep 9, 2013
Submitted on Sep 9, 2013

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