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Yams and sweet potatoes are not potatoes - Colin Purrington
If you’re celebrating Thanksgiving today, you’ll soon be having the annual argument about whether yams and sweet potatoes are different. They are. They really are. Sweet potatoes are dicots and closely related to morning glories (the vine with pretty flowers and hallucinogenic seeds). And yams are monocots, like grass. Yams are vines, too, by the …