Wild Yam – Dioscorea villosa – Added to USWildflowers’ Database

Wild Yam, a native species, has been added to the USWildflowers database (07/27/2015.)  Scientific name is Dioscorea villosa. Photo below was taken in the Great Smoky Mountains along the Chestnut Top Trail on May 6, 2015. Go to the Wild Yam detail page for more photos and information.

Wild Yam, Yam Root, Colic Root, Whorled Wild Yam - Dioscorea villosa

Wild Yam – Dioscorea villosa

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