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Plant Identification: Some sort of root or tuber?

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LaCherryPie
Jacksonville, FL

January 11, 2013
4:45 PM

Post #9382313

My roommate brought this home, but neither one of us has the foggiest idea what it is. It smells kind of sweet...and I believe it came from Germany?

Any help would be greatly appreciated!

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KayJones
Lee's Summit, MO
(Zone 6a)

January 11, 2013
5:08 PM

Post #9382328

It looks like an elephant ear bulb to me.
vngarden
Seattle, WA

January 11, 2013
5:19 PM

Post #9382337

It could also be Apios or Apium (celery root?

GardenGuyKin

GardenGuyKin
Portland, OR
(Zone 8a)

January 11, 2013
5:19 PM

Post #9382338

Celery root?
KayJones
Lee's Summit, MO
(Zone 6a)

January 11, 2013
5:56 PM

Post #9382362

After searching, I agree with these wonderful folks - looks like celery root, which I've never heard of!!!
altagardener
Calgary, AB
(Zone 3b)

January 11, 2013
6:11 PM

Post #9382370

Also called celeriac.

GardenGuyKin

GardenGuyKin
Portland, OR
(Zone 8a)

January 11, 2013
6:18 PM

Post #9382375

Also happy it didn't fall from a Lufthansa Flight...
:-)
vngarden
Seattle, WA

January 11, 2013
6:26 PM

Post #9382383

[quote="GardenGuyKin"]Also happy it didn't fall from a Lufthansa Flight...
:-)[/quote]
because it wasn't fly with the new Boeing 787 Dreamliner!

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