The New York Botanical Garden
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Plants from Virginia
Dioscorea batatas Decne.
NEW YORK BOTANICAL GARDEN
USA. Virginia. Buchanan Co. Hill next to Secondary
State Route 615, between Hoot Owl Gap and Pearly,
west of Grundy. 500-600m. Mixed deciduous forest on
dry slopes and hilltop. With lots of Rhododendron and
Magnolia fraseri in undergrowth.
Extremely abundant very locally along road.
M. & K. Weigend 99/39
Field studies carried out with financial help from the
Barbara J. Harvill Fund