33 Vegetables That Start with W

Illustration of several fruits, with the letter W

Vegetables are commonly defined as the edible parts of plants — which can include roots, stems, leaves, flowers, and sometimes immature fruits. They’re nature’s nourishment — offering us a rich source of nutrients, ready to be incorporated into a myriad of dishes.

We’ve collected the ultimate list of vegetable names that start with W — all the way from Walla Walla Sweet Onion to Winter Squash.

Dozens of illustrated vegetables like onions, lettuce, cabbage, carrots, tomatoes, and more — laid out on a table

Why did we write this article? 

  1. Eating a plant-based diet is better for animals and the planet. 
  2. Choosing to eat seasonal fruits and vegetables can make a world of difference. 
  3. It’s valuable to know about the beautiful range of (yummy) plants on planet Earth so we can fight to protect their biodiversity

We hope you discover something new — and maybe even share your newfound favorite vegetable with a friend. (Don’t forget to check out our ultimate list of fruits, too!)

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More vegetables that start with: A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z 

A quick note before you bite into a new-found veggie: Some of these vegetables cannot be consumed raw — and others could easily be confused with non-edible plants. Please use caution and care.

Vegetables That Start with the Letter W — 

  • Walking Onion
  • Walla Walla Sweet Onion
  • Wasabi
  • Water Chestnut
  • Water Dropwort
  • Water Pepper
  • Water Spinach
  • Water Yam
  • Watercress
  • Wax Bean
  • Wax Gourd
  • Welsh Onion
  • West Indian Gherkin
  • Wheat Sprouts
  • White 7 Pot Pepper
  • White Asparagus
  • White Bean
  • White Cabbage
  • White Onion
  • Wild Garlic
  • Wild Leek
  • Wild Rocket
  • Winged Bean
  • Winged Pea
  • Winter Melon
  • Winter Purslane
  • Winter Squash
  • Witch Hazel
  • Witchgrass
  • Witloof
  • Wood Sorrel
  • Worcester Berry
  • Wrinkled Crinkled Cress

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