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Potatoes

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Potatoes
Other namesTaters
FamilyNightshades
LocationThe Shire
Potatoes, or taters in Hobbitish, were root vegetables that were apparently among the staple foods of the Hobbits. Hamfast Gamgee was recognized locally as an expert on growing potatoes.[1] Samwise Gamgee expected to find them in Ithilien.[2]

References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, The Fellowship of the Ring, "A Long-expected Party"
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, The Two Towers, "Of Herbs and Stewed Rabbit"