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Cabbage

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Cabbage
FamilyBrassicaceae
LocationThe Shire
AppearanceA mass of leaves in a compact globular cluster
"Elves and Dragons! Cabbages and potatoes are better for me and you"
The Gaffer[1]

Cabbage was a leafy green vegetable that was apparently among the staple foods of the Hobbits.

References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, The Fellowship of the Ring, "A Long-expected Party"