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|Coriander, also known as cilantro or Chinese parsley,
an annual herb in the family Apiaceae. All parts of the plant are
edible, but the fresh leaves and the dried seeds are the parts most
traditionally used in cooking. Cilantro is the Spanish word for
coriander. It is the common term in North American English for
coriander leaves, due to their extensive use in Mexican cuisine.
The herb of the year is selected by the International Herb Association. Herbs chosen must be outstanding in two of three categories: medicinal, culinary, or decorative. Herb societies around the world work together to educate the public about these important herbs.
2016's Herb of the Year was Pepper
2015's Herb of the Year was Savory
2014's Herb of the Year was Artemisia
2013's Herb of the Year was Elder