Irish wildflowers sitemap




Turnip
Brassica rapa
Tornapa fiŠin
Family: Brassicaceae

Flowering: April-October. Annual or biennial. Introduced.

Flat topped spike of yellow flowers, taller than surrounding buds.
Cylindrical fruit, beaked. Grey-green leaves, upper leaves clasping stem.
Leaves of new rosettes green. Height: To 1m.

Wasteground, arable, cliffs, riverbanks.

Similar: Rape, B. napus. Flower buds overtopping flowers.
New rosettes bluish-green.
     
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