S6 L41 – Plant Identification & Green Onion Find

I went outside to do my assignment for today’s lesson, identifying a plant, and found a certain plant called chives out in our unused garden.  This is what I carelessly identified, turning and pointing at random, and I landed on the green onions.  Then I noticed what they were, and dared my brother to eat them, which he did willingly, thus proving me right.  I then took some inside and bagged them and stuck ‘em in the fridge to use later.  These little tubular plants have no leaves, and a botanical name of Allium schoenoprasum and that means their relatives are garlic, Chinese onions, leeks, scallions and shallots.

This also means that they have a very pungent taste, like their cousins, and their major distinctive quality is that they have no leaves.  Of all the plants in our backyard, I happened to stumble upon the coolest and edible plant.

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