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Cherries

Cherries (Prunus avium, P. cerasus) are members of the Rosaceae (Rose) Family, and relatives of apples and strawberries. The species name, avium means “for the birds”. Cherries are native to Eurasia. In ancient Greece, cherries were...

Chives

Chives (Allium schoenoprasum) are members of the Liliaceae (Lily) Family, which makes them closely related to garlic and onions. The species name schoenoprasum is derived from two Greek words: schoinos, meaning reed-like and prason, meaning leek...

Corncobs

Corn

Corn (Zea Mays) is technically a grain, not vegetable. Corn is a member of the Poaceae (Grass) Family. The genus name, zea is from the Greek, meaning grain. The word corn throughout history has meant a grain sized lump. In England, corn means wheat...

Cranberries

Cranberries (Vaccinium oxycoccus, V. macrocarpon) are members of the Ericaceae (Heath) Family and a relative of blueberries. The genus name, vaccinium is from the Latin vaca, meaning, “cow” as they enjoy this plant. Also known as...

Cucumber

Cucumbers (Curcumis sativus, C. melo, C. citrullus) are members of the Curcurbitaceae (Gourd) Family, making them relatives of zucchini and melons. The genus name Curcumis is from the Latin word for “gourd.” The species name sativus...

Blueberries

Blueberry (Vaccinum myrtillus, V. corymbosum, V. ashei, V. angustifolium) is a member of the Ericaceae (Heath) Family, and relative of cranberries. The genus name, Vaccinium is derived from the Latin, vacca, meaning cow, who relish this plant...

Brussels Sprouts

Brussels Sprouts (Brassica oleracea, of the Gemmifera group) originated in Brussels, Belgium in the sixteenth century and like their relative broccoli, were developed from wild cabbage. Brussels sprouts are formed of twenty to eighty baby cabbages...

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