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Open Walnut

common name for some members of the Juglandaceae, a family of chiefly deciduous, resinous trees characterized by large and aromatic compound leaves.

Open Watercress

A Eurasian native, watercress has spread around the world’s temperate regions and often naturalizes where there’s a steady supply of running

Open Watermelons

( see also MELON ) A native of Africa, this ground-hugging vine ( Citrullus lanatus = C. vulgaris ), cultivated for its melons, managed early on to

Open Wheat

cereal plant of the genus Triticum of the family Gramineae ( grass family), a major food and an important commodity on the world grain market. The

Open Wine and wine making
Wine and wine making

Wine is an alcoholic beverage obtained from the fermentation of a plant product, generally a fruit. In the stricter sense, it is generally taken to


or checkerberry, low evergreen plant (Gaultheria procumbens) of the family Ericaceae ( heath family), native to sandy and acid woods (usually of

Open Wormwood

Mediterranean perennial herb or shrubby plant (Artemisia absinthium) of the family Asteraceae ( aster family), often cultivated in gardens and found