Botany is a branch of biology focused on the study of plant life. Learn about the science of botany in this section.
  • Flowering Plants, Shrubs and Trees
  • Fruits
  • Grasses
  • Herbs & Spices
  • Legumes
  • Nuts
  • Vegetables

Logwood, a thorny tree of Mexico and Central America. It grows 20 to 45 feet (6 to 14 m) high and has crooked, thorny branches.

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Cucumber, a trailing vine of the gourd family. Its green fruit -- usually long and warty with crisp, white flesh -- is sliced and eaten raw in salads, or pickled with dill or other spices and eaten as a relish.

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