Fennel is a bulbous vegetable with a tall, wispy, fronded top that looks rather like dill. The fronds can be used in salads, but the main attraction of fennel is the bulb itself. It’s very firm and crunchy, and it tastes a bit like licorice and anise.
Broccoli is an edible green plant in the cabbage family whose large flowering head is eaten as a vegetable. The word broccoli comes from the Italian plural of broccolo, which means "the flowering crest of a cabbage", and is the diminutive form of brocco, meaning "small nail" or "sprout".
Butter Lettuce also called Boston and Bibb lettuce, good-quality butter lettuce will have fairly large, loose heads with thick leaves and even green coloring. Scratch the stalk and smell. A sweet or bitter smell means sweet or bitter flavor.
Cauliflower is one of the several vegetables in the species Brassica oleracea, in the family Brassicaceae. It is an annual plant that reproduces by seed. Typically, only the head (the white curd) is eaten. The cauliflower head is composed of a white inflorescence meristem. Cauliflower heads resemble those in broccoli, which differs in having flower buds.
Celery a marshland plant variety in the family Apiaceae, has been cultivated as a vegetable since antiquity. Depending on location and cultivar, its stalks, leaves, or hypocotyl are eaten and used in cooking.
Cilantro also known as Coriander or Chinese parsley is an annual herb in the family Apiaceae. All parts of the plant are edible, but the fresh leaves and the dried seeds are the parts most traditionally used in cooking.
Iceberg Lettuce is an annual plant of the daisy family Asteraceae. It is most often grown as a leaf vegetable, but sometimes for its stem and seeds. Lettuce was first cultivated by the ancient Egyptians who turned it from a weed, whose seeds were used to produce oil, into a food plant grown for its succulent leaves, in addition to its oil-rich seeds.
Romaine or cos lettuce is a variety of lettuce that grows in a tall head of sturdy leaves with firm ribs down their centers. Unlike most lettuces, it is tolerant of heat.
Spinach is an edible flowering plant in the family Amaranthaceae native to central and western Asia. It is an annual plant, which grows up to 30 cm tall. Spinach may survive over winter in temperate regions.
Watermelon scientific name is citrullus lanatus and is a plant species in the family Cucurbitaceae, a vine-like flowering plant originally from West Africa. It is cultivated for its fruit.
Durum Wheat also called pasta wheat, is the second most cultivated wheat. It yields a glutenous flower, especially used in Italian pastas. Desert Drum comprises about 95% of Arizona's wheat crop, with 2/3 of that exported mainly to Italy for use in pastas.