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Article: In Defense Of Okra: Growing, Preparing, And Preserving A Misunderstood Vegetable: Okra blossom

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mslaurita
New York, NY

August 11, 2008
10:44 AM

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If you notice, the Okra blossom looks very much like a hibiscus flower. That's because Okra is a member of the same family as hibiscus, i.e., the Malvaceae, or Mallow, family. So is cotton, by the way. It too has the same beautiful flower as okra and hibiscus.

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