Monday, August 6, 2018

In Case You Didn't Know What Okra Looks Like

I had no idea what okra was until some time in my 30s, and I definitely had no idea what it looked like while growing on the plant until recent years. So in case you don't know that either, here's what it looks like:

Unlike most vegetables, the flowers are quite attractive, looking similar to hibiscus (of which it is a relative). The edible part is the seed pod.

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