Brassica oleracea (Wild Cabbage) is a tall biennial plant that forms a stout rosette of large leaves in the first year. The leaves are…
Brassica is a genus of plants in the Mustard family (Brassicaceae). The members of the genus are informally known as Cruciferous Vegetables, Cabbages or Mustard plants. The genus is native to Western Europe, the Mediterranean and temperate regions of Asia. Many wild species grow as weeds, especially in North America, South America, and Australia. The genus name comes from the Classical Latin word "brassica", referring to cabbage and other cruciferous vegetables.
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