The edible part of the onion plant is the bulb. This bulb is underground during growth, while green stalks that emerge from the bulb reach above the ground to gather sunlight and carbon dioxide. More »

To identify edible wild plants, consult a guide with clear information about different wild plants and their characteristics. Memorize as many identifying characteristics of plants as possible, such as leaf shape and pat... More »

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All parts of the radish plant are edible. Choose firm radishes with fresh, springy leaves. The leaves should be cut from the roots for storage, as the leaves continue to draw water from the roots. More »

A pregnant onion is a type of onion plant that is easily grown either outside or in indoor pots. Folia specifies that this plant is not edible and may actually be toxic if ingested. More »

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Plant cells from an onion bulb lack chloroplasts because this part of the plant grows below ground, making it incapable of absorbing the light needed to photosynthesize. Most subterranean root and bulb structures in plan... More »

Wild chives (Allium schoenoprasum) originated in Europe and are a bulb in the same family as onion, garlic, shallots and leeks. These perennial herbs grow in clumps and produce thin, tubular stalks that measure 6 to 12 i... More »

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Onion seeds come from the flower of the onion plant. Similar to a tulip, onions sprout flowers from bulbs below ground. The flowers dry and the seeds pull away easily, either by natural forces or during harvesting. More »

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