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    • Potato
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    • Solanum tuberosum
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    • rerogüe
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    • xojat-hapec
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    • Papa
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Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Potato Solanum tuberosum

Observer

sea-kangaroo

Date

June 6, 2007 04:26 PM PDT

Description

Purple-fleshed variety "All Blue," sprouting vividly. From the grocery store but determined to live.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Potato Solanum tuberosum

Observer

sea-kangaroo

Date

May 18, 2007 05:13 PM PDT

Description

Purple-fleshed and -skinned variety "Purple Majesty." Purple sprouts, as well!

Photos / Sounds

What

Potato (Solanum tuberosum) Solanum tuberosum

Observer

jimsteamer

Date

February 2, 2013

Place

Moray Peru (Google, OSM)

Description

Potato plant?

Photos / Sounds

What

Potato Solanum tuberosum

Observer

ctracey

Date

July 5, 2013 11:24 AM EDT

Description

A potato that washed downstream from the field above growing in a wetland.

Photos / Sounds

What

Potato Solanum tuberosum

Observer

icosahedron

Date

June 5, 2013 08:30 AM PDT

Description

Love to see these flowers...

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Description from Wikipedia

The potato is a starchy, tuberous crop from the perennial nightshade Solanum tuberosum. The word "potato" may refer to the plant, itself, in addition to the edible tuber. In the Andes, where the species is indigenous, there are some other closely related cultivated potato species. Potatoes were introduced outside the Andes region four centuries ago, and have become an integral part of much of the world's food supply. It is the world's fourth-largest food crop, following...

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