Vegetables Native To North America

Q: Are there any vegetables that are native to North America?

A: The only two I could find are Jerusalem artichoke and tepary bean. Jerusalem artichoke is a type of sunflower with thick, edible roots. Patches of tall plants covered in yellow flowers are eye-catching in autumn. Tepary bean is a small, hearty, drought-tolerant bean that’s native to the American southwest. The taste is described as sweet and nutty, not like a bean at all.

The History About Each Vegetable

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