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--that is, it goes from seed to seed in one year--but many of its closely relations are biennials--that is, they take two years to complete their life cycle. (If you're wondering about that biennial tag applying to vegetables you thought were annuals, consider that carrots only do the root-growing part of the cycle and celery, only the stem-growing part. Biennials take two full years to go from seed to seed, unless they get assistance from us, the ever-helpful gardeners.)