All photographs copyright (2003-2013) by Kris H. Light

<strong>Chinese yam tubers</strong>
<em>Dioscorea batatas*</em>
<span style="color: red;">(INN) Rank 1</span><br>
This is a really nasty vine, it is doing serious damage in the Smokies because it chokes out the native plants. It reproduces by the li...
Chinese yam tubers
Dioscorea batatas*
(INN) Rank 1

This is a really nasty vine, it is doing serious damage in the Smokies because it chokes out the native plants. It reproduces by the little brown "potato-looking" growths.
Perennial
Where seen: Oak Ridge Greenways, Great Smoky Mountains NP, widespread

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