Large, white floret in the center of the plant. Sweet potato flowers look a lot like morning glory flowers, with a white trumpet-shaped flower. The leaves are long and slightly toothed and lobed, somewhat similar to dandelion leaves from a distance. They are slightly toothed, growing bushier as they age. Contains Vitamins A, B complex, C and Riboflavin. They are heavily toothed and much longer than they are wide. Flowers: Flowers have four petals with pinkish purple on the tips. It’s usually harvested less than two months after starting from seed. Sometimes called false dandelion, cat’s ear is a similar plant that might be mistaken for dandelion at first glance. The okra itself grows upwards rather than hanging down. The central vein is often a bit indented, giving the tips of the leaf a slightly backward curl. Seedling: Cabbage seedlings have roundish leaves with very small teeth. Tomato fruit vary greatly based on the variety of plant in your garden. We are continuously working to improve PlantSnap and one of the most important aspects is creating a better database, so you are just as much a part of our team as the developers are! Large, lobed, and pointy, zucchini leaves look like monstrous maple leaves. The curliest and toughest of the leafy plants. They are almost identical to turnip seedlings. It doesn’t have much beyond leaves and the stems are short, keeping the plant low to the ground. Italian Parsley Italian parsley or Italian flat-leaf parsley is a herb with serrated leaves, which look a bit similar to cilantro. The plant is so rough and spiny, most people work with it wearing gloves. Younger leaves are milder flavored, gaining pungency and complexity as they mature. Leaves: Adult eggplant leaves are large with purplish stems and veins. They just have a few long, narrow leaves and no central stalk. That said, certain varieties are much more (or much less) curly than others. I know they are suppose to be yellow in color. Carrots generally don’t have much of a central stem at all! Potato seedlings have rounded leaves with a textured surface, with rough leaf surfaces and indented veins. I have a couple of cilantro plants that are flowering right now. The leaves and stems of the cilantro plant are bold and spicy and often used in salsa dishes, while the seeds tend to be mild and sweet and do better in dishes such as smoked meats, certain Indian dishes, and even sweetbreads. It gets up to about two-and-a-half feet in height and can be disturbed by certain pests, so if you grow it, you should be on the lookout for these. It’s hard to miss, and pretty weird when fully grown! Come in trios, smooth edges. If you’re seeing flowers, the plant is two years old! Notable Characteristics: Look for the pink stems and the tops of a beet poking up. The leaves are slightly toothed, but this is difficult to notice from a distance. Adult eggplant leaves are large with purplish stems and veins. Though, the leaves of both the plants are used for garnishing, it is the flat-leaf or Italian parsley … It has a strong aroma and flavor when used in various dishes, and when used for medicinal purposes, it has excellent analgesic and anti-inflammatory properties. Spinach is relatively familiar and easy to identify since it looks exactly like what you’d buy at the store! Slow to bolt means the plants will not form seed quickly and are more suitable for the cilantro leaves. In all of the excitement of planting your vegetable garden, you forgot to label the rows of greenery. A long, trailing vine that quickly takes over the garden if not planted carefully. Notable Characteristics: Look for large, somewhat cilantro-like leaves on a short plant. Notable Characteristics: The radish is significantly smaller than most other underground vegetables. If you’re wishing for coriander seeds, it’s best to consider a variety that isn’t bolt resistant. Could you please extend them a bit from next time? Kale is tough and very curly-leaved. – Brian Jul 21 '11 at 12:07 Look for elephant head-like flowers or bean pods. Flowers are small and yellow, growing on tall stalks above the rest of the plant. They are roughly shaped like a Jalapeno. Pictures of the leaves of seedlings would be extremely helpful! The parsnip itself is a root, much like carrots. Pea plants. Flowers: Spinach only flowers if you neglect to harvest the leaves on time. Cauliflowers grow very low to the ground, with the “head” sitting just off the dirt. The plants I bought this year did not have labels. It bolts and goes to seed when temperatures rise. Swiss chard tastes similar to beet greens, so there’s little to lose by mixing them up. Leaves: Long and grasslike, growing out from a central bundle and tending to fold over as they grow. Leaves: Large, circular, and lobed with hairs and an overall rough texture. General Structure: Parsnip is a short plant with many stems originating from the ground and no central stalk. Seedling: The initial pair of leaves from a spinach plant is thin and grass-like, but quickly the seedling produces rounded leaves that look just like the baby spinach you purchase in a grocery store! They’ve got rounded leaves with small teeth and prominent veins. The zucchini plant doesn’t grow into a climbing, vine-like behemoth as cucumber plants do — instead, it’s more of a bushy collection of leaves and vegetables. Sow seeds in a mixture of potting soil and sand. The flowers are unremarkable, small and white. Large, circular, and lobed with hairs and an overall rough texture. Cabbage seedlings have roundish leaves with very small teeth. Cucumbers are long, cylindrical, and green. The rutabaga itself grows below ground, but may protrude slightly above the dirt. Flowers: Potato flowers are white, with fused petals and a prominent central stigma that is generally yellow. Kohlrabi is a pretty strange vegetable that you won’t find in many supermarkets. Spinach is a dark, glossy green with longer stems. Multiple seedlings may grow from a single seed. "There is no way to effectively prevent the bolting process, no matter what you read from gimmicky companies," Segale says. They grow bilaterally, not all the way around the stalk. The bottom of the vegetable will be whitish. Seedling: Once they have more than two leaves (they have the typical smooth, rounded baby leaves at first), pumpkin seedlings have rounded leaves prominent teeth. I might have a suggestion though, but dont want to cause a quarrel :p Anyway, keep up the nice work, and until next time! If you cook with it, you can chop it up and add it to foods such as noodles and even soups and stews. Notable Characteristics: Simply look for the ball of leaves in the center, with prominent veins. They can range in size to finger-sized to nearly the size of your forearm. Look for the rolled leaves to help distinguish from its relatives. I have a plant with what look like a cross between pepper and a tomatoes. Vegetables: The shallot itself grows below ground. The leaves are slightly toothed, but this is difficult to notice from a distance. Other aromatic flowering plants in the same family include dill, fennel, parsley, anise, and cumin. Still, the posts are too short for novices. The shallot itself grows below ground. Seedling: Potato seedlings have rounded leaves with a textured surface, with rough leaf surfaces and indented veins. Cilantro needs full sun or light shade in southern zones since it bolts quickly in hot weather. Flowers only appear during the second year of a carrot’s life. Cucumbers and zucchini are easily confused at the supermarket, but not in the garden!. It’s got huge leaves and tends to grow as a long, wandering vine. They are heavily toothed and much longer than they are wide. Zucchini also has thick yet hollow stems that can be crunched between your fingers. They are slightly toothed and have a faintly dusty hue. Seedling: Distinguishable by their arrow-shaped leaves with prominent points near the stem, often have slightly purple undersides. I am a first-time gardener and I didn’t expect things to actually grow… lol. Vegetables: Peppers are a widely varied bunch. What is it? Eggplant doesn’t have any close lookalikes that you’re likely to find in your garden. Vegetables: You eat the curled leaves of kale and it does not produce any traditional “vegetables.”. What pictures of verities the sampled vegetables. Above the onion itself, onion plants look a lot like leeks. As they grow, they get a thick center stem and the characteristic dusty green color (unless you’re growing purple cabbage). Cauliflower has similar leaves, but the big white florets in the center of cauliflower are a dead giveaway! Basil will also stay much smaller than most pepper plants. Lookalikes: Basil has similar leaves, but they tend to curl back while pepper leaves are pointed. Three plants other that catnip have been found to induce a similar state of bliss in cats, researchers have found. They start green and then may mature to yellow, purple, or red. Once you’ve identified the vegetable plants in your garden, it’s probably time to get them labeled! You eat the whitish root of leeks, below ground. My mom always had zucchini and squash in her gardens. After only a few days you can harvest all of the seeds because they will all be at the bottom of the bag by that point. Unfortunately, we probably won’t be able to guide you through exactly which variety of vegetable plant you have in your garden (there are just too many). I have a couple of cilantro plants that are flowering right now. Seedling: Beet seedlings have smooth, long leaves with pink or purple stems. They may have purple hues or stems or can be any shade of green. 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