Vegetables - root

Vegetables - root
Vegetables - roots: vegetable with an edible root.
Section of a carrot: internal view of a orange-coloured taproot.
Turnip: vegetable with edible roots.
Sugar beet: fleshy root used for making sugar.
Beetroot: plant with a fleshy, edible root.

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EN : Beet
FR : Betterave
ES : Remolacha


Beet is a flowering plant species in the family Chenopodiaceae. Beet is a herbaceous biennial or perennial plant with leafy stems growing to 1-2 m tall. The flowers are produced in dense spikes, each flower very small, 3-5 mm diameter, green or tinged reddish, with five petals; they are wind-pollinated. The fruit is a cluster of hard nutlets.