Solanum tuberosum L.
Solanaceae (Potato family)

Introduction to Vascular Plants


© Brian Klinkenberg     (Photo ID #30131)


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Distribution of Solanum tuberosum
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The potato can persist from old gardens and discarded tubers, but does not become established in our area. It has been collected from Liard Hot Springs, with the note “said to be growing wild” (C.H.D. Clarke 96 @ CAN) and Burnaby (Lomer 6780 @ UBC).

Note Author: Frank Lomer, Honourary Research Associate, University of British Columbia