Potato

The potato is a starchy, tuberous crop from the perennial nightshade Solanum tuberosum. Potato often refers to the edible tuber, but it can also refer to the plant itself. Common terms include tater, tattie and spud.

Potato cultivars appear in a variety of colors, shapes, and sizes. The potato is a starchy, tuberous crop from the perennial nightshade Solanum tuberosum. Potato often refers to the edible tuber, but it can also refer to the plant itself. Common terms include tater, tattie and spud.