Turnip: Seven Top
(Brassica rapa var. rapifera)
Turnips are a cruciferous crop (cabbage family) grown for the edible fleshy taproot. The leaves are also a good nutritious green leafy vegetable. There are also varieties that have been developed as a forage crop.
An open-pollinated variety that is grown almost exclusively for the leafy greens. The leaves are harvested when medium dark green. The roots are tough, woody, and almost inedible.