1. DIOSCOREACEAE
   [Tourn.] L. sp. Pl. 1062.  1753

Description

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Family Dioscoreaceae    (Family Information, Photo Gallery and Map Gallery)   1 : 535
            Dioscorea villosa L.  Plant found in Wisconsin * +
              colic-root, wild yam, yam root
                  Dioscorea cliffortiana Lam.
                  Dioscorea glauca Muhl. ex Bartlett
                  Dioscorea hexaphylla Raf.
                  Dioscorea hirticaulis Bartlett
                  Dioscorea lloydiana E.H.L.Krause
                  Dioscorea longifolia Raf.
                  Dioscorea megaptera Raf.
                  Dioscorea paniculata Michx.
                  Dioscorea paniculata Michx. var. glabrifolia Bartlett
                  Dioscorea pruinosa Kunth
                  Dioscorea quaternata J.F.Gmel.
                  Dioscorea quaternata J.F.Gmel. var. glauca (Muhl. ex Bartlett) Fernald
                  Dioscorea quaternata J.F.Gmel. var. quaternata
                  Dioscorea quinata J.F.Gmel.
                  Dioscorea repanda Raf.
                  Dioscorea villosa L. f. glabrifolia (Bartlett) Fernald
                  Dioscorea villosa L. subsp. glabrifolia (Bartlett) S.F.Blake
                  Dioscorea villosa L. subsp. glauca (Muhl. ex Bartlett) R.Kunth
                  Dioscorea villosa L. subsp. hirticaulis (Bartlett) R.Kunth
                  Dioscorea villosa L. subsp. quaternata (J.F.Gmel.) R.Kunth
                  Dioscorea villosa L. var. glabrifolia (Bartlett) S.F.Blake
                  Dioscorea villosa L. var. hirticaulis (Bartlett) Ahles
                  Dioscorea villosa L. var. vera Prain & Burkill
                  Dioscorea villosa L. var. villosa
                  Dioscorea waltheri Desf.


medicinal plant

Sources:

Nathanie1 L. Britton amd Addison Lord Brown,
An Illustrated Flora of the Northern United States, Canada, and the British Possessions from Newfoundland to the Parallel of the Southern Boundary of Virginia, and from the Atlantic Ocean Westward to the 102d Meridian, Charles Scribner's Sons, 1913

Wisconsin State Herbarium, University of Wisconsin - Madison, WISFLORA: Wisconsin Vascular Plant Specie
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