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Dioscorea villosa
wild yam yam
Dioscorea villosa Dioscoreaceae
common name
  wild yam
accepted scientific name
  Dioscorea villosa L.
rules for finding collection records
  Dioscorea quaternata (503)
  Dioscorea villosa (2963)
family name
Image Author: ©2004-2014 John Hilty, Illinois Wildflowers
Image License: Author's permission
Image Source
Category: Woody Vines
Flowers: Six petals
Petal colors: color color
Flower size is about 0.125 inches
Leaf: Alternate
Plant Observed 2nd week of April thru 2nd week of October

How Likely at this Location (83%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (27%)
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