This undated photo shows Erba stella sharing bed with lettuce in a 

This undated photo shows Erba stella sharing bed with lettuce in a garden in New Paltz, New York. Erba stella is very pleasant eating, with texture overshadowing the relatively mild flavor. The leaves grow in a low whorl just like those of plantain-the-weed, but are narrow and refreshingly crunchy; even the flower spikes retain that pleasant crunchiness. (AP Photo/Lee Reich)
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This undated photo shows Erba stella sharing bed with lettuce in a garden in New Paltz, New York. Erba stella is very pleasant eating, with texture overshadowing the relatively mild flavor. The leaves grow in a low whorl just like those of plantain-the-weed, but are narrow and refreshingly crunchy; even the flower spikes retain that pleasant crunchiness. (AP Photo/Lee Reich)
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