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Know Your Natives – Wild Yam

Wild Yam (Dioscorea villosa) of the  Dioscoreaceae  (Yam Family), occurs from Texas to Nebraska to Minnesota and states eastward to the Atlantic Coast.  In Arkansas, wild yam occurs statewide.   The plant, a monocot (one seed leaf), is a twining vine … Continue reading

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