Purple-fleshed variety "All Blue," sprouting vividly. From the grocery store but determined to live.
Purple-fleshed and -skinned variety "Purple Majesty." Purple sprouts, as well!
A potato that washed downstream from the field above growing in a wetland.
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...