Turnip also known as white turnip is a common root vegetable grown in moderate climates and used for culinary purposes in a variety of different culinary traditions. The name comes the Latin word for plant which explains how common it was.
Tender varieties of the plant are used for human diet and the larger ones are used to feed a variety of animals and livestock. There are many different types and variations and they are grown across Texas.
- They are related to potatoes
- The leaves can be eaten as well
- They are filled with vitamin C