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Dioscorea quaternata

Dioscorea quaternata J.F. Gmel.

Fourleaf yam

Dioscoreaceae (Yam Family)

Synonym(s): Dioscorea glauca, Dioscorea quaternata var. glauca, Dioscorea villosa var. glabrifolia


USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Green


USA: AL , AR , DC , FL , GA , IA , IL , IN , KS , KY , LA , MD , MN , MO , MS , NC , NE , NJ , OH , OK , PA , RI , SC , TN , TX , VA , WI , WV

From the National Suppliers Directory

According to the inventory provided by Associate Suppliers, this plant is available at the following locations:

Toadshade Wildflower Farm - Frenchtown, NJ

From the National Organizations Directory

According to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is on display at the following locations:

Mt. Cuba Center - Hockessin, DE

Additional resources

USDA: Find Dioscorea quaternata in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Dioscorea quaternata in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Dioscorea quaternata


Record Modified: 2013-07-02
Research By: SET

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