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  • Portuguese
    • Batateira
    • Batata
  • English
    • Potato
  • Scientific Names
    • Solanum tuberosum
  • Otomí
    • jroca
  • Mixteco
    • nyami-tecuinti
  • Rarámuri
    • rerogüe
  • Cora
    • ta'upu'u
  • Seri
    • xojat-hapec
  • Spanish
    • Papa
    • Patata
  • Vermont Flora Codes
    • SOLTUB

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Recent observations

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What

Potato Solanum tuberosum

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johnsteel

Date

April 3, 2015

Description

Very common behind frontal, greatly-degraded dune-system; probably several varieties.

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Potato Solanum tuberosum

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philg-j

Date

March 26, 2015

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Potato Solanum tuberosum

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lisa_bennett

Date

February 25, 2015

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What

Potato (Solanum tuberosum) Solanum tuberosum

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joepb

Date

January 14, 2015 02:30 PM NZDT

Description

Last season's crop I guess. Growing on the public side of the fence.

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Potato Solanum tuberosum

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zlbc

Date

December 19, 2014

Description

Among dumped green-waste.

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potato Solanum tuberosum

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anthonyochoa

Date

September 27, 2014

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Potato Solanum tuberosum

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meurkc

Date

October 12, 2014

Description

garden on fringe of Gayang; with cabbage, carrot, onion, beans, peppers and cotton; 200 m

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Potato Solanum tuberosum

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susan_waugh

Date

June 2, 2014

Description

these were cultivated, but we 'lost' them a few years ago, and today found a handsome crop under a dead rose bush!!

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Potato Solanum tuberosum

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meurkc

Date

April 10, 2014

Description

on first terrace - floodplain; weedy gravel and sand; with tubers

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Potato Solanum tuberosum

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meurkc

Date

March 29, 2014

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Potato Solanum tuberosum

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hayleyd

Date

March 13, 2014

Description

Visited by Cabbage White Butterflies.

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Potato Solanum tuberosum

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suemcgaw

Date

February 10, 2014
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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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