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Of or relating to plants or parts of plants that have a primary use for food, flavoring, medicine, or perfume.

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Plants; Herbs

Fine and feathery and with a distinct aromatic flavor, dill is often used in savory preparations and in the making of pickles.


Plants; Herbs

Latin: illicum verum Star Anis, describes the star-shape of the eight little aniseed fruit pods from the anise plant, each containing a single grain. Oil extracted from the plant by distillation is ...


Plants; Herbs

Latin: angelica archangelica Angelic has a faint anis flavor, and is rarely used today. The plant grows to about 2 m high, and has leaves resembling celery. Angelic was used occasionally in a milk ...


Plants; Herbs

A type of plant that has no wood in its trunk, stem, or roots. Herbs reproduce by means of seeds.

law's persian violet

Plants; Herbs

Small herb which is native to India. It grows 5-10 cm high, with bluish purple, 6-10 mm flowers.


Plants; Herbs

an Asian plant, Brassica rapa chinensis, of the mustard family, having a loose cluster of edible, dark-green leaves on white stalks.


Plants; Herbs

Deep-rooted coarse-textured plant native to the Mediterranean region having blue flowers and pinnately compound leaves; widely cultivated in Europe for its long thick sweet roots.

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