Irish wildflowers BSBI map

Turnip, Brassica rapa, Tornapa fiŠin
Photographs: Co. Cork

Turnip
Brassica rapa
Tornapa fiŠin
Family: Brassicaceae

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

Flat topped clusters of yellow flowers that are taller than the surrounding buds. Followed by beaked, cylindrical fruit. Green leaves, the basal leaves coarsely hairy, the upper leaves clasping the stem. Height: To 1m.

Throughout most of Ireland on waste ground, arable, cliffs and riverbanks

Similar: Rape, Brassica napus. Flower buds overtopping flowers

Turnip, Brassica rapa, Tornapa fiŠin

Turnip, Brassica rapa, Tornapa fiŠin
Turnip, Brassica rapa, Tornapa fiŠin

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