|potato (Solanum tuberosum)
potato (Solanum tuberosum; NIGHTSHADE FAMILY [Solanaceae]) Weak-stemmed tuber-bearing perennial which rarely survives a Wisconsin winter even if it escapes from cultivation. Flowers with a showy white or bluish 5-petalled corolla and distinctive yellow anthers. Leaves compound with stalked ovate leaflets alternating with much smaller sessile ones. One of the world’s most important food plants. Native to South America. 
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