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Overhead photo of the heart of a collard plant.  Collard greens are a variety of cabbage, grown over winter and a good source of vitamins A and C.

Wild Col

Brassica oleracea var. viridis

Collard Greens (Wiktionary)



Attribution of collard to greens.


collard greens pl (plural only)

  1. A form of Brassica oleracea, sometimes called Brassica oleracea var. acephala or Brassica oleracea var. viridis, similar to kale, that is a popular food in the rural southern United States.


Further reading

  • collard greens on Wikipedia.Wikipedia
  • Brassica oleracea on Wikispecies.Wikispecies
  • Brassica oleracea on Wikimedia Commons.Wikimedia Commons
  • collard greens at USDA Plants database
  • collard greens on Integrated Taxonomic Information System.
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