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Professor Sprout shows up only briefly in Goblet of Fire. She continues to teach Herbology, and she and Neville Longbottom are close because Neville has a real green thumb. Professor Sprout also is left with the Diggorys after Cedric's death, since, as the head of his house, she knew the boy well.